This biannual call for projects is now closed, and will reopen in September 2024.

This call is dedicated to requests superior to 2 000 € in total.

For any request under 2 000 €, the process is simplified: your application can be examined as it goes along by the executive committee.
The funding application form to download here must be sent to iti-irmiapp[at] .  

Description of the call

This program aims to support interdisciplinary research projects on mathematics and its applications, as well as international collaborations, within the laboratories of the IRMIA ++ consortium. It should reinforce common projects between teams, ease the development of ambitious and innovative projects in research, teaching and outreach, and contribute to the emergence of new research topics.

Eligible expenses

This call is dedicated to requests superior to 2 000 € in total.

The means requested can concern:

  • Operational costs (research engineer salary, web ressources, internship compensation, high level colloquium organization,...),
  • Outreach actions costs,
  • ! NEW !  "Lift-off" funding: a budgetary envelope (up to 20-30K€) made available to initiate an interdisciplinary collaboration on an identified project. This type of funding will cover various operating expenses (missions, workshops, seminars, etc.) within the framework of the project over one calendar year, but not salaries (except for M2 internships).

The requested budget should be clearly indicated in the application, describing the expected distribution. 

Selection criteria

The three main selection criteria will be:

  • the high scientific level of the project and of the coordinator(s),
  • the potential development of the project,
  • the interdisciplinary aspects of the project.

Application procedure

The application file must be sent by email only (see address below) and consists in a scientific file in English, PDF format and of 5 pages maximum (without annex). It must include the following elements:

  • Project title
  • Contact details of the coordinator(s),
  • Description (in 1 or 2 pages) of the research project, its challenges and its scientific context,
  • Project articulation with the IRMIA ++ project,
  • Complete financial description: budget estimation, requested and obtained co-financing sources, project duration,
  • Annex: bibliography, CV of the coordinator(s), CV of the prospective candidate (for a position), provisional program (for a conference).

All the documents must be sent in PDF format to iti-irmiapp[at]

 Provisional schedule:

Deadline for the reception of complete application: May 03, 2024.

Review of proposals by the IRMIA++ expert committee: Early June 2024

Final decision: Mid-June 2024

UFR de mathématique et d'informatique
Faculté de physique et ingénierie
Observatoire astronomique de Strasbourg