Research support

In spite of the large number of grant schemes that exist, demand for grants exceeds the level of available resources many times over, resulting in stiff competition among academics at both national and international level. VU University Amsterdam assists its own researchers in preparing themselves to face that competition.

Researchers can go to the grants desk for help in looking for and applying for grants, and when funded projects are underway.
IXAIXA supports VU researchers seeking to protect and use new knowledge.
The VU offers a support programme for researchers seeking to apply for an ERC Starting or Advanced Grant or a Veni, Vidi or Vici grant.
Applying for research grants is a long process that requires a lot of time and energy. You will find a number of tips & tricks on this page that will increase your chances of making a successful application.