NCN searching for research institutions ready to establish Dioscuri Centres of Scientific Excellence

Monday, 29 July 2019

The National Science Centre invites for the third time Polish research institutions to declare commitment as potential Host Institutions to Dioscuri Centres of Scientific Excellence. Applications for establishing Dioscuri Centres may come from higher education institutions, federations of higher education institutions,  research units of the Polish Academy of Sciences, research institutes, international research institutes established on the territory of Poland, Lukasiewicz Centre, Institutes of Lukasiewicz Centre, Polish Academy of Arts and Sciences, other units which carry out independently and continuously mainly research activity. The deadline for submissions is on 30th of November 2019.

Submissions meeting the formal requirements will be published alongside the Dioscuri call announcement, thus helping researchers find the right research institution in Poland.

Researchers will be able to choose an institution from beyond the published list, provided that the institution meets the formal requirements and will commit to satisfy the basic conditions specified in the announcement.

Dioscuri is an initiative by the Max Planck Society (MPG), intended to establish Centres of Scientific Excellence in Central and Eastern Europe. The Centres will enable outstanding researchers to carry out top level research at research institutions in this part of Europe.

For details of the Dioscuri programme and all formal requirements, see the Dioscuri web-page.


Małgorzata Jacobs, tel. 12 341 9173

We inform that the results of the second Dioscuri call will be announced in October 2019.