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Science without borders
Science without borders

Science without borders - Ciência sem Fronteiras



LATEST NEWS: Institutes of Technology visit Brazil in April 2014.

Click here for full details of on campus events in Minas Gerais and Santa Catarina.


All applicants wishing to study on undergraduate programmes in Ireland commencing in 2014 were required to apply to CAPES by 29th November 2013.  Candidates approved by CAPES apply to Irish institutions at The application system opened on 20th January 2014 and is now closed. Candidates have been notified by the CSF Irlanda team.

On 15th October 2013 CAPES Brazil announced a new undergraduate call for Ireland for studies commencing in 2014. See CSF website for the announcement of the call. Once again a central application system will be operated for Ireland at

Science without Borders is a large scale scholarship program primarily funded by the Brazilian federal government. The program seeks to strengthen and expand the initiatives of science and technology, innovation and competitiveness through international mobility of undergraduate and graduate students and researchers.

The program is a joint effort of the Ministry of Education (MEC) and the Ministry of Science and Technology (MCT) through their respective funding agencies - CAPES and CNPq.

The Institutes of Technology will provide opportunities at both undergraduate and postgraduate level under the scheme. Undergraduate students from Brazil can come to Ireland for up to one year of study at Institutes of Technology. Students in the program will return to Brazil to complete their degrees. For further information on undergraduate opportunities please click here.

Opportunities are also available at both PhD and Masters by Research level and all are linked to our specialist research centres. For more information on postgraduate opportunities please click here.

List of participating Institutes

Athlone Institute of Technology
Institute of Technology, Blanchardstown
Institute of Technology, Carlow
Cork Institute of Technology
Dundalk Institute of Technology
Dún Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology
Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology
Letterkenny Institute of Technology
Limerick Institute of Technology   See video of SWB students at LIT here
Institute of Technology, Sligo
Institute of Technology Tallaght, Dublin
Institute of Technology Tralee
Waterford Institute of Technology     See video of SWB students in WIT here 

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