Ciência sem Fronteiras

"O Ciência sem Fronteiras é um programa a nível nacional em larga escala primeiramente financiada pelo governo brasileiro. O programa proporciona que estudantes e pesquisadores brasileiros adquiram experiência em alguma universidade ou escola técnica (nível superior) da Finlândia em programas de intercâmbio. A validade da bolsa de estudo provida pelo programa é de até 12 meses. Esperamos por você aqui na Finlândia!"

Please note that this programme is for Brazilian nationals only.

Please note that the programme is currently suspended (no applications arranged). We will update these pages if the situation changes!

What is the Science without Borders Program?

Science without Borders is a large-scale nationwide scholarship program primarily funded by the Brazilian federal government. The program seeks to strengthen and expand the initiatives of science and technology, innovation and competitiveness through international mobility of students and researchers. The program is a joint effort of the Ministry of Education (MEC) and the Ministry of Science and Technology (MCT) through their respective funding agencies - CAPES and CNPq.

The programme offers various types of scholarships for Brazilian students: Undergraduate Study Abroad, PhD Internships Abroad, Full-Time PhD, and Postdoc scholarships.

Science without Borders...

...for Undergratuate students (Bachelor's and Master's)

The Science without Borders program enables Brazilian students to spend an exchange period at a Finnish university or university of applied sciences (UAS). The period of the scholarship is up to 12 months. This is a one year non-degree program, as students will return to complete their degrees in Brazil.

You can read more about this option in the Undergraduate programme section of this site.

...for PhD students and Post-Doc researchers

The Science without borders program enables Brazilian PhD level students and Post-Doctoral researchers to visit a Finnish university. The period of the scholarship may vary.

You can read more about this option in the PhD and Post-Doc programme section of this site.

For more information / Whom to contact

For detailed information on how to get started, please see the SwB programme homepage in Brazil.

The contact details of the programme representative agencies in Finland (CIMO and the Academy of Finland) you will find under the sections Undergraduate programme and PhD and Post-Doc programme of this site.

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