Four times per year, NINO offers Incoming Mobility Grants of max. € 1500 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, tuition fees, entrance tickets, tourism, food and drink, and equipment.
An Incoming Mobility Grant should be used within 12 months following the award.
In 2023, NINO offers a limited number of Conference Participation Grants to participants in ICE 13 and RAI 68, under specific conditions.
It is therefore not possible to obtain a NINO Incoming Mobility Grant to travel to Leiden for the sole purpose of participating in the 13th International Congress of Egyptologists or the 68th Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale!
Read more on the NINO Conference Participation Grant.
NINO Incoming Mobility Grant
|Deadline for application||15 February||15 May||15 August||15 November|
|Grant to be used until||April next year||July next year||October next year||January next year|
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: NINO Mobility Grants rules and conditions (pdf)