The Netherlands Institute for the Near East

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

NINO Outgoing Mobility Grant

Four times per year, NINO offers Outgoing Mobility Grants of max. € 1500 to MA, PhD, or early postdoctoral students in the Netherlands.


The Mobility Grant is to be used for study or research abroad, such as study visits to museum collections or research institutes, travel to archaeological sites or fieldwork in the Middle East, attendance of masterclasses or specialist courses, or travel to conferences where the student will present a paper or poster.

The Mobility Grant may be used to cover the cost of travel and accommodation, membership or registration fees, admission tickets, library fees, and similar. Not supported by this grant are tuition fees, food and drink, and equipment.

Outgoing Mobility Grants will not be awarded more than once at each level (MA, PhD, recent post-PhD) and should be used within 12 months following the award.

NINO Outgoing Mobility Grant

Call opens January 2019 April 2019 July 2019 October 2019 
Deadline for application mid-February 2019 mid-May 2019 mid-August 2019 mid-November 2019
Award April 2019 July 2019 October 2019 January 2020 
Grant to be used until April 2020 July 2020 October 2020 January 2021


Conditions and regulations

Applicants must be enrolled in an MA or PhD program in ancient Near Eastern Studies at a Dutch university, or have recently completed their degree.

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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