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MITACS: Wallonie‑Bruxelles International (WBI)

Posted by Jaq-Lin Larder on January 17, 2022 in Research Funding

This Wallonia-Brussels International (WBI) and Mitacs program supports research stays (from 12 to 24 weeks) carried out in a partner university in Canada. Ten researchers from Canadian universities wishing to travel to the Wallonia-Brussels Federation will also benefit from this opportunity. The program is open to all academic disciplines.

Participants must be from the French Community of Belgium (Wallonia-Brussels Federation). Eligible institutions: Université catholique de Louvain, Université libre de Bruxelles, Université de Liège, Université de Mons, Université de Namur, Université Saint-Louis – Bruxelles.

No financial contribution is required from the Canadian university. The award amount is $6,000.

Applicants successfully selected by WBI must then complete Mitacs’s GRA application documents as instructed by WBI and submit it to them. WBI provides the application package to the interns.

For more information, you can access the full call, here.

If interested in this opportunity, contact


Internal: January 25, 2022 at 4:30pm. Click here for guidance on internal deadlines and submission processes.

Funder: February 1, 2022. Contact email is