IIASA-Brazil Postdoctoral Fellowship

Brazilian nationals and permanent residents are eligible to apply for postdoctoral fellowships at IIASA.

Funding is provided by the Brazilian Federal Agency for Support and Evaluation of Graduate Education (CAPES) for up to 24 months covering travel allowance, settling-in allowance, monthly living stipend and health insurance allowance. 

Candidates have to apply to both CAPES (on the CAPES website) and IIASA. Applications to the 2018 round will be accepted 15 June - 24 August, 2017. 

IIASA application procedure 

  1.  Candidates are asked to complete an online application form.
  2.  Candidates are required to submit a research proposal, which will form the basis for a co-designed research agenda that couples their own interests with the IIASA research agenda. In order to find the program suitable for your research please view our research page. Once you have formulated a proposal we encourage you to contact the relevant program representatives. This is vital, not only to discuss research ideas and ascertain their relevance to IIASA but also to ensure more realistic research plans and expectations on the part of both IIASA and the applicant. 

IIASA selection criteria

The following criteria are taken into account:

  • Quality of the research
  • Novelty of the research
  • Candidate's merits
  • Cross-cutting potential


Following a joint IIASA - CAPES review, candidates will be informed about the selection results by mid December 2017.


General questions should be directed to for specific questions with regards to your proposal please contact the relevant program representatives 

Note: In addition to the IIASA-Brazil Postdoctoral Fellowship, please not that you are also eligible to apply to the IIASA-funded postdoctoral fellowships


Cláudio Cristino

Cláudio Cristino's studies probabilistic models of times between events, in order to optimize actions of external interventions to the systems, or developing risk prevention and reduction actions. More

Julian Hunt

Julian Hunt researches the implementation of seasonal-pumped-storage plants to improve energy and water management. More

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