Sixth Call For STSMs

COST Action BM1402: Development of a European network for preclinical testing of interventions in mouse models of age and age-related diseases (MouseAGE) invites researchers from Participating COST Countries to submit applications for the 6th call for STSMs.

Purpose of a STSM
STSM are aimed at strengthening existing networks and fostering collaborations by allowing researchers participating in a given COST Action to visit an institution or laboratory in another Participating COST Country / an approved Near Neighbour Country institution or an approved International Partner Country institution. A STSM should specifically contribute to the overall scientific objectives of the COST Action, whilst at the same time enable researchers to learn new techniques or gain access to specific expertise, instruments and/or methods not available in their own institutions. 

The scientific objectives of COST Action BM1402 are available in the Memorandum of Understanding which can be downloaded here:

Deadline for applications to be submitted:  ongoing call, applications will be considered on a first come first served basis providing applicants meet the requirements. STSMs must be completed place  before 10th April 2017

Notification of application outcome: 2 weeks after application submission

Period for STSM: between 27th January 2017 and 10th April 2017


All STSM activities must occur in their entirety within the period specified above.


If you have applied for an STSM you must also use the following link to record your details:

If you have questions regarding STSMs please email the  STSM coordinator Roosmarijn Vandenbroucke. The full details of this call can be found in the document below: 'COST Action BM1402 STSM 6th Call'.

Useful Downloads: