EURAXESS improves the European Research Area by providing information and support to mobile researchers and their families. For a thriving European Research Area it is vital for talent to be able to switch to other places, sectors, jobs. This is important for the researcher, for the research facilities and for companies who can profit from employing researchers as highly educated staff.
EURAXESS supports the needs of researchers and employers by providing information on vacancies, funding, immigration procedures, social security, family related issues, career support etc. Furthermore many EURAXESS Centres provide personal support to researchers, to help them with their challenges incurred by there (wish for) mobility.
EURAXESS is embedded within research performing organisations. It is a network created at the initiative of the European Commission to disseminate relevant information (scholarships, grants, financing opportunities) to researchers and to support their activities. Thanks to the EURAXESS network and website, you can promote doctoral scholarships, available jobs, partnerships in order to encourage research on European level.
EURAXESS consists of 260 Service centres within 40 countries. These centers offer assistance on visa, work permits, school enrollment applications, social security, medical insurance to researchers and their accompanying family members.
Assistance is free of charge and involves offering information, providing personal advice and directing you to the right authorities, sources or organisations.