The application may be accompanied by a free-form letter of collaboration from national and international collaborators that are relevant to the implementation of the project. For example, it may be a letter prepared on a document template of the collaborator’s organisation or an email exchange.
Justify your choice of collaborators in your research plan under ‘Research team and collaborators’.
As applications are reviewed by international experts, we recommended that you write the letters of collaboration in English.
The letter of collaboration must include at least the following information:
- collaborator and collaborator’s position; organisation and country
- purpose and objectives of the cooperation with regard to the project; added value of the cooperation
- description of the practical implementation of the cooperation; the collaboration can take many forms: researcher visits, use of digital materials, other research cooperation, etc.
The letter of collaboration is a public document. As such, it must not include any confidential information.
Append the letter to the application in PDF format. If you have several letters, you can scan them into a single file. Please do not append any letters of recommendation to the application.
Name the attachment file as follows: yoursurname_collaboration.