University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest launches the VizStar Program addressed to UPB researchers wishing to submit a proposal to one of the European Research Council (ERC) calls to offer them support for the improvement of the project proposal by funding a short-term visit to an ERC Principal Investigator at his/her host institution.

The VizStar Program Guide was developed in accordance with the ERC’s Visiting Fellowship Programme and was endorsed by the ERC Scientific Council.

The potential applicants to VizStar will be provided with a list of all Principal Investigators who have agreed to host a visiting fellow in their university/institution to consolidate a project proposal that will be submitted to the next calls launched by ERC. To have access to this information, please contact Dana Violeta Gheorghe at the Office of the President of the Senate, Cam. 214 Rectorate, e-mail:

The submission of the improved proposal to one of the ERC calls is mandatory no later than 12 months after the end of the visit.

In the attached Guide you will find all the information you need to prepare the VizStar application, the eligibility conditions and information about the grant.

The proposal with all the necessary annexes must be submitted in electronic format between 1 September- 15 November 2022.