The Netherlands Institute for the Near East

Nederlands Instituut voor het Nabije Oosten  -  Institut néerlandais du Proche-Orient

NINO Incoming Mobility Grant

Twice a year, NINO offers Incoming Mobility Grants of max. € 3000 to graduate students and researchers (any level of seniority) from abroad, who wish to carry out research on the ancient Near East in the Netherlands.


The grant may be used for such activities as library and collections research, setting up or engaging in joint research with colleagues in the Netherlands, participation at a conference, workshop, or masterclass in ancient Near Eastern Studies. Not covered are costs for travel to other destinations than the Netherlands, entrance tickets, tourism, food and drink, and equipment.

An Incoming Mobility Grant should be used within 12 months following the award.

NINO Incoming Mobility Grant

Call opens January 2019 July 2019
Deadline for application mid-February 2019 mid-August 2019
Award April 2019 October 2019
Grant to be used until April 2020 October 2020


Conditions and regulations

Applicants must hold an MA degree in a relevant field of ancient Near Eastern Studies and be based outside the Netherlands. 

The Grant cannot be used retroactively, i.e. for trips and visits with a starting date earlier than the award date.

Activities supported by the grant include

Not covered are

Have you obtained or applied for any other funds or awards regarding this trip? Please mention them in your budget – matching funds are an asset to your application.

Full regulations to be announced.

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