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Bilateral Agreements for Scientific Cooperation of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

EUROPE

Albania
The Academy of Sciences of Albania
http://www.academyofsciences.net
Agreement signed :1990
Suspended since 2007 by the Albanian side

Austria
Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften
http://www.oaew.ac.at
Agreements signed : 1977
Last updated : 1999, open-ended
Joint projects: variable
No fixed quotas
Requirements : visits to Austria invitation extended by a fellow of the Austrian Academy

Belarus
The National Academy of Sciences of Belarus
http://www.ac.by
Agreement signed: 2002
Last updated by Protocol: 2009
Joint Projects: 11
Quota: 10 weeks (projects only)
Validity: 3 years
Requirements : bilaterally signed projects submitted concurrently at next call

Belgium
Fonds voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek (F.W.O.) – Vlaanderen
http://www.fwo.be
Agreement signed:2000
Joint Projects: 11 (each with a duration of 3 years
Quota: 30 weeks
Free Quota: none
Requirements: bilaterally signed projects submitted concurrently each year

Wallonie- Bruxelles International - Fonds National de la Recherche Scientifique (FNRS) de la Communauté française de Belgique
http://www.wbri.be
Agreement signed:1994
Joint Projects: 11
Quota: 20 weeks
Free Quota: none
Requirements: bilaterally signed projects submitted concurrently each year

Croatia
Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts
http://www.hazu.hr
Agreement signed: 1997
Last updated: 2007
Validity: 3 years
Joint Projects: 2
Quota: 8 weeks
Free quota: none
Requirements: bilaterally signed projects submitted every year

Czech Republic
Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
http://www.cas.cz
Agreement signed: 1993
Last updated: 2009
Validity: 3 years
Joint Projects: 47
Quota: 70 weeks
Free Quota: none
Requirements: bilaterally signed projects submitted concurrently at next call

Estonia
Estonian Academy of Sciences
http://www.akadeemia.ee/en/
Agreement signed: 1996
Last updated: 2011
Validity: 4 years
Joint projects: 6
Quota: 90 days
Requirements: concurrent application to both Academies accompanied by a bilaterally signed project; application for the next 3-year period: end of 2011

Finland
Academy of Finland
http://www.aka.fi
Agreement signed: 1982
Suspended since 2009, unilaterally by the Finnish side

France
Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique,
http://www.cnrs.org
Agreement signed: 1965
Last  updated: 2008
Validity: 4 years
Joint Projects: 8 (with quotas of 3 weeks each); 3 PICS (international level)projects with quotas of their own, 1 LEA(Laboratoire Européen Associé) project; 1 GDRE (Groupe de recherches européennes) project.
Quota: no general quota
Free quota: none
Requirements: bilaterally signed projects submitted every 2 years

Université d'Artois, France
http://www.univ-artois.fr
Agreement signed: 1998
Validity: 5 years, open ended
Joint Projects: 1
Quota: none
Free Quota: none
Requirements: humanities only

Georgia
Georgian Academy of Sciences
http://www.acnet.ge
agreement signed: 1997
Status: suspended

Germany
Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)
http://dfg.de
Agreement signed: 1973
Last updated: 2008
Validity: open ended
Joint Projects: 24
Quota: no general quota
Free quota: none
Requirements: each project has a quota of its own

Forschungszentrum Dresden, Rossendorf,
www.fzd.de
Agreement signed: 2000
Updated : every 3 years
Joint projects: 12
Free quota: none
Requirements: each project has a quota of its own

Greece
The Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
www.auth.gr
Agreement signed: 2006
Validity: 3 years
Joint Projects: 5
Quota: 75 days
Free Quota: none
Requirements: concurrent application to both organizations accompanied by a bilaterally signed project

Hungary
Hungarian Academy of Sciences
http://www.mta.hu
Agreement signed: 1958
Last updated: 2007
Validity: 3 years
Joint Projects: 56
Quota: 180 weeks (as from 2009 to be distributed at two calls per year)
Free quota: 10 weeks
Requirements: (valid only for free quota visits) on invitation by a Hungarian partner or for participation in a congress, symposium, etc.

Italy
CNR (National Research Council of Italy)
http://www.cnr.it
Agreement signed: 1967
Last updated: 2007
Validity: 3 years
Joint Projects: 22
Quota: 64 weeks
Free Quota: 4 weeks
Requirements: concurrent application to both Academies accompanied by a bilaterally signed project

Latvia
Latvian Academy of Sciences
http://www.lza.lv
Agreement signed: 1996
Last updated: 2007
Validity: open-ended
Joint projects: 4
Quota: 12 weeks
Requirements: concurrent application to both Academies accompanied by a bilaterally signed project, or invitation

Lithuania
Lithuanian Academy of Sciences
http://lma.lt/index.php?lang=lt
Agreement signed: 2007
Validity: open-ended
Joint projects: 8
Quota: 8 weeks
Requirements: concurrent application to both Academies accompanied by a bilaterally signed project

Macedonia
Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts
http://www.manu.edu.mk
Agreement signed:1999
Updated: 2001
Joint Projects:1
Quota:10 weeks
Free Quota: on invitation
Requirements: The Macedonian Academy is not providing any funding, only administers exchange programmes,  funded by Macedonian universities or other institutions

Moldova
Moldavian Academy of Sciences
http://www.asm.md
Agreement signed: 1999
Exchanges: subject to funding

Montenegro
Montenegrin Academy of Sciences and Arts
http://www.canu.cg.yu
Agreement signed: 2003
Validity: 3 years, open-ended
Joint projects: none
Quota: 3 weeks
Requirements: concurrent applications to both Academies accompanied by a bilaterally signed project, or invitation

Netherlands
Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research (TNO)
http://www.tno.nl
Agreement signed :2000
Classified projects only

Poland
Polish Academy of Sciences
http://www.pan.pl
Agreement signed: 1959
Last updated : 2009
Validity: 3 years
Joint projects: 42
Quota: 80 weeks (90% for joint projects)
Requirements: concurrent applications to both Academies accompanied by a bilaterally signed project every 3 years, or invitation; application for the next 3-year period: end of 2011

Romania
Romanian Academy
http://www.acad.ro
Agreement signed: 1959
Last updated: 1999, open ended
Joint Projects: 36
Quota: 60 weeks
Free quota: 10 weeks
Requirements: bilaterally signed projects submitted every year

Russia
Russian Academy of Sciences
http://www.ras.ru
Agreement signed: 1958
Last updated: 2009
Validity: 3 years
Joint Projects: 70
Quota: 100
Free Quota: none
Requirements: bilaterally signed projects submitted every 3 years

Serbia
Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts
http://sanu.ac.yu
Agreement signed: 1998
Updated: 2007
Validity: 3 years
Joint Projects: 22
Quota: 50 weeks
Free Quota: none
Requirements: bilaterally signed projects submitted every 3 years

Slovakia
Slovak Academy of Sciences
http://www.savba.sk
Agreement signed: 1994
Updated: 2008
Validity: 3 years
Joint Projects: 19
Quota: 28 weeks for projects and  2 months (1 1) for young scientists
Free Quota: none
Requirements: bilaterally signed projects submitted every 3 years

Slovenia
Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts
http://www.sazu.si
Agreement signed: 2007
Validity: 3 years
Joint Projects: 4
Quota: 4 weeks
Free Quota: none
Requirements: bilaterally signed projects submitted every 3 years

Spain
Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, Spain
http://www.scic.es
Agreement signed: 2003
Last updated: 2007
Validity: 2 years
Joint Projects: 16
Quota: 60 (out of which 10 may be used as free quota)
Requirements: concurrent applications to both Academies for a bilaterally signed project, or invitation

Sweden
Royal Swedish Academy of Letters, History and Antiquities
http://www.vitterhetsakad.se/info/organization.html
Agreement signed: 2000
Validity: open-ended
Joint projects: 1
Quota: 8 weeks
Requirements: concurrent applications to both Academies accompanied by a bilaterally signed project

Turkey
TÜBİTAK (The Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey)
http://www.tubitak.gov.tr
Agreement signed: 2002
Validity: open-ended
Joint Projects: 15 (each with a quota of its own)
Free Quota: none
Requirements: concurrent applications to both organizations for a bilaterally signed project

Turkish Academy of Sciences (TUBA)
http://www.tuba.gov.tr
Agreement signed: 2003
Validity: open-ended
Joint Projects: none
Quota: 6 months
Requirements: Funding provided ad hoc by TUBA

UK
The British Academy
http://www.britac.ac.uk/
Agreement signed: 1970
Last updated: 2011
Joint projects: 1
Requirements: should both Academies be able to provide support, an Annexe specifying conditions will be signed

The Royal Society
http://royalsociety.org/
Agreement signed: 1967
Last updated: 1984
Validity: open-ended
Joint projects: 1
Quota: no special quota reserved for Bulgaria
Requirements: concurrent applications to both Academies accompanied by a bilaterally signed project; several rounds a year (2  to 3) with the Royal Society

Ukraine
The National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
http://www.nas.gov.ua
Agreement signed: 1996
Updated: every 3 years
Joint Projects:18
Quota: 60 weeks
Free Quota: none
Requirements: applications to both Academies accompanied by a bilaterally signed project

The Kharkov National University  
http://www.univer.kharkov.ua
Agreement signed:2006
Validity: open-ended
Joint Projects: 3
Quota: not fixed
Free Quota: none
Requirements: applications to both Academies accompanied by a bilaterally signed project

 

OUTSIDE EUROPE

China
The Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
http://www.cass.net.cn
Agreement signed:2000
Validity:open-ended
Joint Projects:2
Quota:10 weeks
Free Quota: none
Requirements: applications to both Academies, accompanied by a bilaterally signed project

The Chinese Academy of Sciences
http://www.cas.ac.cn
Agreement signed:1986
Updated:2002
Validity:open-ended
Joint Projects:4
Quota:10 weeks
Free Quota: none
Requirements: applications to both Academies accompanied by a bilaterally signed project

Egypt
Academy of Scientific Research and Technology of the Arab Republic of Egypt
www.sti.sci.eg/scrci/asrt
Agreement signed: 1991
Last updated: 2002
Validity: 3 years
Joint Projects: 6Quota: 25 weeks
Free Quota: none
Requirements: applications to both Academies accompanied by a bilaterally signed project submitted every 3 years

Israel
The Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities
http://www.academy.ac.il
Agreement signed:1995
Validity:open-ended
Joint Projects:11
Quota: 17 weeks
Free Quota: 9 days  (in some cases bilateral workshops may be organized within the general quota)
Requirements: applications to both Academies accompanied by a bilaterally signed project

Ben Gurion University of the Negev
http://www.bgv.ac.il
Agreement signed:1995
Validity: open-ended
Joint Projects:2 (each with a quota of its own)
Quota: none
Free Quota: none

Japan
The University of Tokyo
http://www. u-tokyo.ac.jp
Agreement signed:2006
Validity: 5 years
Joint Projects:1
Quota: up to 18 months (to be distributed to 3 scientists)
Free Quota: none
Requirements: applications to both institutions accompanied by a bilaterally signed project

Mongolia
The Mongolian Academy of Sciences
http://www.mas.ac.mn
Agreement signed: 1968
Validity:open-ended
Joint Projects: 1
Quota:not fixed

Nicaragua
Academy of Sciences of Nicaragua
http://www.cienciasdenicaragua.org/
MoU signed: 2011
Last updated : 2010
Validity: 4 years
Requirements: activities depend on the availability of funds

Taiwan
The National Science Council of Taiwan
http://www.nsc.gov.tw
Agreement signed:2001
Validity: open-ended
Joint Projects:2 (each with a quota of its own)
Quota:none
Free Quota: none

USA
The National Science Foundation
http://www.nsf.gov
MoU between NSF, the Ministry of Education and Science of Bulgaria and
the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences signed 1995
Validity: open-ended
Joint projects: not limited
Quota: no special quota reserved for Bulgaria
Requirements: concurrent applications to both organisations accompanied by a bilaterally signed project, joint workshops or seminars;
Scientific visits of short duration are not supported

The National Academy of Sciences
http://www.nationalacademies.org/nas
Agreement signed: 1970
Last update: 1993
Validity: open-ended
Joint Projects: only if submitted by an US scientist
Quota: no special quota reserved for Bulgaria

University of Pittsburgh, U.S.A.
www.ucis.pitt.edu
Agreement signed: 2005
Last updated : 2010
Validity: 4 years
Joint projects: 1
Quota: two scholars from each organization for 2 months each for the whole duration of the project