AII offers various grants for its researchers. The goal of the AII grants is to stimulate international exchange of our young researchers and to stimulate young talented scientists within our institute to become internationally experienced by extending their network activities and to stimulate their careers for future national and international grant applications.

Due to the current situation and travel restrictions, the AII grants are postponed until further notice

AII Work visit grant

A the total budget of € 5000,- for PhD students to visit a research facility to cover travel costs, (lab)-consumables and rent.


To stimulate young talent within the Amsterdam institute for Infection and Immunity to visit a research facility important within the field of Infection & Immunity to actively build their CV and network while also obtaining new knowledge (techniques, samples, data, competences etc.) valuable to AII.

Target group

PhD students in their 2nd, 3rd or 4th year and postdocs in the first 3 years after obtaining their PhD-degree.

What can be applied for

A the total budget of € 5000,-. Eligible costs are: travel costs (economy class) to and from the hosting site, (lab)-consumables and rent. Only completed application forms are eligible for evaluation.


  • The applicant must be either a PhD student or is within 3 years after obtaining his/her PhD-degree.
  • The applicant is (or will be) embedded in at least one of the AI&II programs.
  • The work visit grants, of € 5000,- will only fund visits with a duration of 1 to 4 months that have the potential to result in new knowledge (techniques, samples, data, competences etc.) valuable to the new AII to be embedded upon return.