The Polish Academy of Sciences (PAS)

founded in 1952, is one of the most prominent scientific institutions and the largest scientific network in Poland. 

Gathering both national and foreign members, it is responsible for spearheading the development of science in Poland. 

The Polish Academy of Sciences is also a network of 68 research institutes, the International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology and International Institute of Molecular Mechanisms and Machines PAS (IMol) that cover all research disciplines. In various rankings, including the Scimago Institutions Rankings and the Nature Index, the Polish Academy of Sciences ranks first among research institutions based in Poland.


Each year the Polish Academy of Sciences funds a number of study visits of Polish researchers abroad, as well as research stays of foreign researchers in Poland.

For more details on bilateral programmes with the Polish Academy of Sciences please contact your respective funding authority listed in section Partner Institutions Organisations, or contact the International Cooperation Department of the Polish Academy of Sciences at

PAS offer a program of study visit at PAS. Each Institute of PAS is eligible to invite a number of foreign researchers for up to 6 days study visits in Poland. The proposal has to be sent by the Institutes of PAS. To see the list of institutes please go here:


Since 2017 the PAS offers fellowships of the Polish Institute of Advanced Studies (PIASt) in the fields of social sciences and humanities. For more details please see:

The objective of the PIASt is to promote scientific and intellectual exchange and create an international and multidisciplinary learning community of researchers who gather for an academic year, to reflect on and exchange ideas. Prospective fellows, released from their usual teaching obligations and administrative activities, will pursue their projects in an environment that stimulates reflection and innovation. They will benefit from the stimulating environment of a multi-disciplinary and international community of scholars.


PAS offering a number of Post-doc positions funded under the PASIFIC MSCA Cofund Programe. To learn more please go here.