Learn more about Primus and find out how you can apply!

Don't miss a unique opportunity to start a new scientific group or laboratory at Charles University: the 5th year of the PRIMUS Research Programme is just around the corner!

The Primus Research Programme aims to provide support for researchers, to increase the dynamics of scientific work (including the mobility of workers) and to help young researchers gain important experience and the chance to grow as scientists.

If you are interested in actively participating in the next year of the PRIMUS Research Programme, do not hesitate to apply. The deadline for submitting your application is April 20, 2020.

Important information

• Primus research programme rules

The key material of the competition is „Primus progamme rules“ (Rector's Measure No. 41/2019) approved by the Research Board of the CUNI.

Submitting a competition proposal is possible via application (We recommend using the most recent version of Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.)

• CUNI employees and students

For logging in, use your personal number, which you will find below the photograph on your CUNI ID card and the password from the CUNI Central Authentication Service (CAS):

• Applicants from outside CUNI

To acquire login data, register using a form at

• Contact

Department of Science and Research of the Charles University, email:

Basic conditions and terms for the fifth round of Primus

Principal Investigator (PI)

A researcher with international experience, no longer than 8 years after completion of the Ph.D. programme

Other members of the team

Academic, scientific, and /or research, technical and other specialised staff

Master´s degree students, Ph.D. students and postdoc fellows, research assistants

No later than a year following to the submission of the accepted proposal the team must include a minimum of three Ph.D. or postdoctoral fellows (plus the PI).

The announcement of the third round of the programme

March 1, 2020

Deadline for the registration of applicants who are not employed at CUNI

April 9, 2020

Start of the project

January 1, 2021

Duration of projects

Three years (with a possible extension for a further 2 years)

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