Wed, 07/12/2017 - 13:50

The National Science Centre invites research institutions to declare commitment as potential Host Institutions to Dioscuri Centres of Scientific Excellence. Applications for the establishment of Dioscuri Centres may come from basic organisational units and research centres of higher education institutions, research units of the Polish Academy of Sciences, research institutes, international research institutes established on the territory of Poland, Polish Academy of Learning, other research institutions established on the territory of Poland. The deadline for submissions expires on 2nd October 2017.

Full text of the announcement:

  • Call announcement for Polish research institutions to submit proposals for the establishment of Dioscuri Centres of Scientific Excellence - text
  • Attachment - text

Submissions meeting the formal requirements will be published alongside the Dioscuri call announcement, thus helping researchers find the right research institution in Poland. Researchers will be able to choose an institution from beyond the published list, provided that the institution meets the formal requirements and will commit to satisfy the basic conditions specified in the announcement.

Dioscuri is an initiative by the Max Planck Society (MPG), intended to establish Centres of Scientific Excellence in Central and Eastern Europe. The Centres will enable outstanding researchers to carry out top level research at research institutions in this part of Europe.

For details of the Dioscuri programme and all formal requirements, see the call announcement.


Marcin Liana, tel. 12 341 9161

Małgorzata Jacobs-Kozyra, tel. 12 341 9173