Kristjan Jaak short-term visits

Guidelines for the academic year 2016-2017

Guidelines for the academic year 2015-2016
Guidelines for the academic year 2014-2015

The scholarship is used to support short-term study related visits abroad, including participation in conferences, working in libraries, using laboratories, development of a lecture, work with an academic supervisor, participation in continuing education courses, consultations and summer schools. Support is granted for a stay abroad  lasting from three days to one month (3-30 days). The total duration of the mobility may not be longer than 30 days.

Each academic year, doctoral students and lecturers are allowed to use a maximum of two (2) and master’s students, a maximum of one (1) foreign travel allowance of the Kristjan Jaak program.  Only one application can be submitted during one call for applications.
Receipt or non-receipt of the support is determined by the Kristjan Jaak Scholarship Council on the basis of the letters of motivation and recommendation submitted by  the applicants. Applications for scholarships are reviewed by the Scholarship Council four times a year.

Deadlines for the academic year 2016/2017

  • June 1, 2016 (foreign visits from 01.07.2016 to 31.08.2017)
  • September 15, 2016 (foreign visits from 15.10.2016 to 31.08.2017)
  • December 1, 2016 (foreign visits from 01.01.2017 to 31.08.2017)
  • March 1, 2017 (foreign visits from 01.04.2017 to 31.08.2017)

The contact person of the Kristjan Jaak scholarships for travel abroad at the Foundation Archimedes is Priit Kiilaspä (e-mail:, phone 697 9227