STSMs: How to apply

How to apply:
The European Commission requests some documents for your reimbursement.

1. First register online with COST.
2. Apply online here(, print and send a pdf of the application to Karl.Meerbergen at
3. When your STSM is accepted, please send the following documents to Karl.Meerbergen at
– A letter of support from your supervisor. This can be a simple e-mail
– A letter of invitation from your host
– Resume with list of publications
– Motivation letter
A pre-approval e-mail will be sent to you once all your documents have arrived. Only then you can start your STSM.
4. After the STSM is finished,
– send a scientific report to Karl.Meerbergen at
– When this report is approved, you receive a post-approval e-mail
– Fill out your expenses online
5. You should receive your refund