All young scientists participating in the COST Action are encouraged to apply for a Short-Term Scientific Missions (STSMs) for going to an institution or laboratory in another participating COST-Country to foster collaboration, to learn new techniques or to learn using instruments and/or methods not available in their own institution/laboratory.
According to COST rules STSM should last at a minimum one week (5 working days) and at a maximum three months.
Applicants are kindly asked to provide the following information;
- 1-2 page abstract
- working plan (can also be included in the abstract)
- motivation letter explaining the need and benefit of visiting another institute
- letter of willingness of acceptance from the host institute
Applications have to be made through the online registration tool at the official COST webpage. Above mentioned information can be sent to cost action administration via using the contact form.