What is Destination Europe

  • a forum for leading European research organisations and funders to present the opportunities they offer to researchers and innovators from anywhere in the world
  • a showcase for Europe's vibrant and exciting research and innovation culture
  • an occasion to learn about research opportunities, ask questions, network and discuss with people who have chosen to work in Europe
  • a joint initiative of the European Union and its Member States.

Why Europe?

Europe has world-class research institutions, innovation clusters and unique infrastructures.
Funding opportunities:
Europe offers excellent career and funding opportunities. It funds frontier research generously, allowing researchers to establish themselves independently.
Innovation and business opportunities:
Europe supports innovation and translational research. It offers measures such as tax credits, support for early start-up companies and risk sharing facilities.
Europe offers rich and diverse experience outside the laboratory with its varied culture, food, landscape and lifestyle.
Working life:
Europe offers multi-cultural working environments, with English a commonly used language among scientists.
Workers in Europe enjoy high standards of social security and social benefits like maternity/paternity leave, pensions, health care etc.

Make Europe Your Destination!