May 2022

Dear Readers,

with a month to go before the POLONEZ BIS 2 deadline, we would like to share with you the latest news about the programme.

In this issue we are happy to present special measures that POLONEZ BIS programme introduces for Applicants who are at risk due to the military aggression of Russia against Ukraine.

If you missed the webinars for Applicants and Host Institutions, scroll down the page for links to the videos and presentations. We have also included answers to all questions from Q&A sessions.

Make sure to visit a new section of the programme’s website dedicated to Host Institutions and check out the updated Guide.

Keep in mind that proposals will be accepted until 15 June 2022!

We welcome your feedback, comments and suggestions of topics you’d like to see in future newsletters. Just give us a shout at

POLONEZ BIS Coordination Team



POLONEZ BIS makes it easier for refugees from Ukraine   

Simplification of eligibility check and mobility criteria, as well as a partial waiver of restrictions on earlier employment in the host institution in Poland. Check out more. 

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Guide for Host Institutions (in Polish)

POLONEZ BIS from the institutional perspective: the most important aspects of the call text, an eligibility checklist and hints on how to successfully present the hosting arrangements in the proposal. 

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Webinar for Applicants 

Have you missed the information webinar for Applicants? Watch it now and download the presentation with answers to the participants’ questions! 

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Webinar for Host Institutions 

Would you like to learn how your institution can join the programme? Watch the webinar for prospective Host Institutions. 

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POLONEZ BIS has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Sklodowska-Curie grant agreement no 945339

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