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.

13th VLAG Open Round is currently running (download call text here).

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 travel and housing costs).

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.