We attract top-class scientists from abroad to the research institutions
in the region of South Moravia.

The South Moravian Programme for Distinguished Researchers, SoMoPro, provides host institutions with financial support that covers the research costs as well as personal expenses. It supports projects in science, medicine and technology.

Who can apply:

  • scientists in possession of a doctoral degree or with at least 4 years of research experience,
  • foreign and Czech researchers who have spent at least 2 out of the last 3 years outside the Czech Republic.

Selection is carried out by an international expert committee. The next call is planned for Autumn 2018.

Learn how to apply.


I deal with advanced computational methods

Cina Foroutannejad

I examine chronic lymphocytic leukemia

Kristína Zápražná

I evaluate human impact on ecosystems.

Luca Nizzetto


The programme is co-financed by Horizon 2020, Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions and the South Moravian Region.

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement no 291782. 



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