Short-Term Scientific Missions (STSM) are exchange research visits to an institution or laboratory in another COST country or an approved member of our network. They are aimed at supporting individual mobility, fostering collaboration between individuals and sharing of new techniques and knowledge.

The details of the selection criteria and of application procedure can be found in the documents linked below:

Note that, due to the exceptional time of the pandemic, STSMs proposals can be submitted anytime; the deadline for the completion of STSM in the fourth grant period is now the 15th of October 2022. New applications will be accepted starting from March 15th, 2022.

Further information about STSMs can be found in the COST Vademecum (Section 8) which can be downloaded from the repository of COST Documents and Guidelines

A summary of the STSMs activities within EUTOPIA so far can be downloaded here