VLAG calls

VLAG Open Rounds

The VLAG Open Rounds are only meant for Wageningen University research groups and research institutes participating in the Graduate School.

VLAG announced the call for the 13th Open Round in August 2018 (download here):
The deadline to submit pre-proposals is 5 PM on 30 November 2018.
The deadline to submit full proposals is 5 PM on 15 February 2019.

For additional information please contact Vesna.Prsic@wur.nl.

The pre-proposal and full proposal templates can be downloaded from our webpage.


The research groups from Wageningen University participating in the Graduate School VLAG can submit a request for a subsidy for incoming sabbaticals.


  • The candidate should be a senior scientist (minimum Associate Professor).
  • The candidate has not been employed by WU, or spent a research period longer than a week in Wageningen in the last 3 years.
  • The candidate should stay at Wageningen University for a continuous period of at least 3 months.

The maximum sabbatical grant per candidate amounts to € 5000,- which is based upon a monthly grant of € 1500,- (for housing and bench-fee).

For additional information please contact Vesna.Prsic@wur.nl.

NWO Visitor's Travel Grant

Researchers in the Netherlands can apply for a visitor's grant for highly qualified senior researchers from abroad who hold a PhD. With this grant these researchers can stay in the Netherlands for a maximum of four months. More information to be found on the NWO webpage.