Internal funding

ERIM support programmes

ERIM has a range of support measures and funding for ERIM affiliates: ERIM fellows, (Associate) Members, Postdoc Research Fellows and ERIM PhD candidates.

The support programmes cover a wide range of research activities, such as organisation of seminars, editing of scientific texts, data collection in lab experiments and research visits.

All incentives are described in the ERIM Support Programmes manual 2012. ERIM affiliates can download this manual from the ERIM Support Programmes page in MyERIM, after logging with their ERNA account (including

RSM incentive scheme

Only for ERIM members working at RSM. The goal of this incentive programme is to stimulate the submission of proposals to NWO and EU and to reward top class and granted submissions. 

Erasmus Trustfonds

The Erasmus Trustfonds has funding for a range of activities, such as the organisation of a large scientific symposium or the organisation of collective study tours. 

The Erasmus Trust Fund has organised its funding according to guidelines and each gyideline has specific criteria and provisions.

More detailed information as well as an electronic application form are available at the Erasmus Trust Fund's website.

EUR funding for pre-start of international project

Central incentives are available for researchers who are in the process of preparing a large European cooperation project preferably of a multidisciplinary nature. The “start” incentive is meant for preparatory activities, such as partner search and sounding and a feasibility study. The funding covers travel and subsistence costs to meet potential partners or funding representatives in Brussels and to discuss the content of the proposal. The maximum amount is € 20,000. Applicants need to submit a one page proposal with a budget specification of the preparatory costs to Nico van der Windt.