This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No 664931
Project and aims
AstroFIt2 – Astronomy Fellowships in Italy – supports the mobility of 18 researchers to INAF research structures in Italy for a period of 36 months
Over a hundred applications from 21 countries have been received at the deadline (November 18, 2015) of the 1st call of proposal of the AstroFIt2 Programme
62 applications from 26 countries have been received at the deadline (July 5, 2016) of the 2nd call of proposal of the AstroFIt2 Programme
INAF (Istituto Nazionale di Astrofisica) is the Italian public research organization that promotes, performs and coordinates astrophysics and astronomy research in Italy and cooperates with universities and other national and international organizations
Where do you Astro-Fit?
AstroFIt2 aims at recruiting talented and experienced researchers that have carried out research in other countries.
The AstroFIt2 programme will include two calls (C1, C2), each one offering nine (9) fellowships for Incoming Mobility for non-residents in Italy. The fellowships will be carried out at INAF Research Centres. Each fellowship will have a duration of 36 months. Applicants will have the possibility to choose one, or more, in the case of interdisciplinary projects, among INAF scientific areas.
Calls for Proposals of the previous edition of AstroFIt have met a great response from the scientific community. The Institute received 140 applications from over 20 countries. On the right, their distribution among INAF scientific areas.
Galaxies and Cosmology
Stars, Stellar Population and Interstellar medium
Sun and Solar System
Relativistic and Particle Astrophysics
Advanced Technology and Instrumentation
The 2nd Annual Meeting was held in Rome on October 23-24, 2018. Agenda Talks: Federico Bernardini Gabriele Cescutti Claudia Cicone Gleb Fedoseev Roxanne Ligi Julian Merten Emanuele Nardini Lara Nava Mario Pasquato Davide Perna Víctor Manuel Rivilla Rodríguez Veronica Roccatagliata Chiara Spiniello Vianney Taquet
The 1st Annual Meeting was held in Padova on September 14, 2017 during the LXI SAIt conference. Agenda Talks: Gabriele Cescutti Claudia Cicone Enrico Corsaro Gleb Fedoseev Chiara Feruglio Emanuele Nardini Lara Nava Marco Padovani Davide Perna Elisabetta Rigliaco Chiara Spiniello Vianney Taquet
The grant will be offered to the 9 (nine) candidates with the highest grades. In case of withdrawal, the position will be replaced by the next in the ranking list. Click here to download the list of the ranked candidates with a grade above the threshold (70/100).
The 2nd Call of the AstroFIt2 programme has been closed with a total of 62 applications received. These applications have been received from 26 countries of origin: with Germany (21%) and France (13%) as leading countries, while one third of the applications come from a non European country. More than half of the applicants are[…]