Post-doctoral researcher

A postdoctoral research grant is a grant aimed at supporting the launch of a research career of the people with a doctoral degree obtained from an Estonian university at a foreign R&D institutions or among highly qualified research groups.

A person can apply for funding if he/she has been awarded a doctoral degree within the past five years as of the deadline for the submission of grant applications.


The call for funding personal and post-doctoral research in 2019 opened on 1 April 2019 and closed at 17:00 hours Estonian time on 30 April 2019. Information and related documentation can be found from the Call 2019 page.

NB! Incoming postdoctoral grant can be applied for from the Mobilitas Pluss programme.

Siret Rutiku
Head of Department of Research Funding
Tel +372 731 7381