EURAXESS Brazil links researchers in Brazil with Europe. Free information and events on research funding, research careers and collaboration opportunities.

EURAXESS Brazil has been serving researchers in all fields interested in collaborating with and/or pursuing a research career in Europe since 2013.


Image of (154557) Call with the Irish Research Council: CAROLINE MSCA COFUND Postdoctoral Fellowships
The IRC Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) COFUND Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme entitled CAROLINE – ‘Collaborative Research Fellowships for a Responsive and...
Image of (153470) EURAXESS Brazil's third quarterly newsletter is online
Read the latest edition here . You can also register to the EURAXESS Brazil community to receive it by email.
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25 leading research and public health organizations from Latin America, North America, Africa, Asia, and Europe gathered in Recife at...
Support for study visits and training abroad Support for researchers working at Estonian R&D institutions to participate in trainings and...
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03/07/2018 - 04/07/2018
Brazil, Rio
Image of (99640) Tour of Brazil event - European funding opportunities for mobility and cooperation
16/04/2016 - 16/04/2016
Brazil, fortaleza
The European speakers who presented funding opportunities for mobility and cooperation at the occasion of the Tour of Brazil event...
Image of (60866) EURAXESS Links Conference "Linking Researchers Worldwide", Rio de Janeiro (11 May 2016) - Presentations available
11/05/2017 - 12/05/2017
Brazil, Rio de Janeiro
The European Commission, together with EURAXESS Brazil and the Delegation of the European Union to Brazil held the EURAXESS Links...
16/11/2015 - 16/11/2015
Brazil, São Paulo
Destination Europe events showcase the vibrant and exciting research and innovation culture in Europe and the opportunities available to researchers,...


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SCience Slam

Science Slam - show your research

EURAXESS Brazil science communication competition awards a free trip to Europe


Scientists briefly present their topic of research to a large and curious audience of non-experts in an entertaining atmosphere. The annual competition usually receives applications between July and September. Live finals in Rio de Janeiro during the National Science and Technology Week.



Use EURAXESS tools to:

Browse our database and create personalised alerts for funding: hundreds of support schemes for research cooperation and mobility between Brazil and Europe are available!

Through our job search portal, find the job offer to continue your career in research!

Find collaborators for your research cooperation or hosts for your mobility projects within the EURAXESS community!​ 




EU Brazil collaboration

Europe-Brazil collaboration opportunities

There are numerous opportunities for travel and research collaboration between Europe and Brazil. Read more below.

European Union Member States and associated countries have developed many cooperation programmes with Brazil in the fields of research and innovation, facilitating collaborative projects between European and Brazilian research laboratories, increasing researchers' mobility and promoting scientific exchanges between Europe and Brazil. To review the range of grants and funding opportunities that are available, please check their Embassies Portals. Their national open calls are also regularly published in the funding portal.




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These guides were specially drafted to highlight how Brazilian students, researchers and institutions can benefit from these european mobility schemes.



These guides were specially drafted to highlight how Brazilian students, researchers and institutions can benefit from these european mobility schemes.



These guides were specially drafted to highlight how CELAC students, researchers and institutions can benefit from these european mobility schemes.






Horizon 2020

European Commission: Research and Innovation

Horizon 2020, the EU's current framework programme for research and innovation runs from 2014 to 2020 with a budget of nearly EUR 80 billion. Horizon 2020 is fully open to international cooperation. The biggest EU research and innovation programme ever, Horizon 2020 is based on 3 pillars: Excellent Science, Industrial Leadership and Societal Challenges.





European Research Council: Excellence Opened to the World

The European Research Council (ERC) is a flagship component of Horizon 2020’s Excellent Science. ERC is a top funding body providing funding for excellent researchers of any nationality, to carry out frontier research in Europe, via annual calls. The ERC's mission is to encourage the highest quality research in Europe through competitive funding and to support investigator-driven frontier research across all fields, on the basis of scientific excellence.




Marie Sklodowska Curie Actions

Marie Sklodowska Curie Actions

The Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) under Horizon 2020’s Excellent Science pillar provide grants for all stages of researchers' careers and encourage transnational, intersectoral and interdisciplinary mobility. The MSCA enable research-focused organisations (universities, research centres, and companies) to host talented foreign researchers and to create strategic partnerships with leading institutions worldwide. The MSCA are open to all domains of research and innovation.





Erasmus +

Erasmus+ has opportunities for a wide range of organisations, including universities, education and training providers, think-tanks, research organisations, and private businesses.

Brazil is a partner country in Erasmus+. Brazilian institutions can join partnerships, individual Brazilian students can apply for Joint Master Degrees. Brazilian researchers can also individually apply for Jean Monnet Actions that foster study of European integration.



Delegation of the European Union to Brazil

Alejandro Zurita Centelles

R&I Counsellor for Brazil

SHIS QI 07, Bloco A, Lago Sul

Brasília, DF. 71615-205, Brazil

Telephone: (+55) 61 2104 31 22

Telephone: (+55) 61 2104 48 52

Fax: (+55) 61 2104 31 41

Email: Alejandro Zurita Centelles

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Read more about EU-Brazil cooperation in Science, Technology and Innovation here.


About EURAXESS Brazil


We promote researcher mobility and cooperation. We serve researchers of all nationalities, all disciplines, and at all career stages. The membership is free!

We focus on two actions:

  • To provide regular, tailored and reliable information
  • To organise networking and information events






What can we do for you?


Do not hesitate to contact us to discuss your project, to organize a presentation or an event at your organisation or any other need for support from EURAXESS.


For any question relative to Horizon 2020, contact the Research & Innovation Section of the EU Delegation to Brazil:

For EU funding of researchers mobility, contact Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions MSCA and the European Research Council ERC National Contact points (NCPs) in Brazil.

EURAXESS Brazil representative can also provide you with useful information and present the funding opportunities in your institution. Contact us at






Brazilian National Council for the State Funding Agencies - CONFAP

CONFAP is a non-profit organization. It was created in 2006 to articulate the interests from Brazilian State Funding Agencies, among other goals

Confap is a key actor of the EU-Brazil cooperation in science, technology and innovation. It hosts MSCA national contact point since 2016 and signed the implementing arrangement with ERC.

The 26 members that compose CONFAP meet in National Forums generally 4 times per year. Since 2013, CONFAP is directed by Sergio Luiz Gargioni (also president of the Santa Catarina State Research and Innovation Support Foundation).

INCOBRA project

INCOBRA project

Increasing International Science, Technology and Innovation Cooperation between Brazil and the European Union – INCOBRA is an EU funded project for encouraging bilateral cooperation between R&I actors in Brazil (BR) and the European Union (EU), fostering collaboration and implementing activities agreed within the BR-EU Policy Dialogue on Science, Technology and Innovation. Over 36 months, various activities will take place to identify main trends, help with coordination of funding opportunities, matchmaking of companies and institutions, to network and make alliances, and to support alignment of EU-BR agendas.