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HKU-Pasteur Research Pole Fellowship 2024 – APPLY NOW!

The HKU-Pasteur Research Pole is delighted to announce that applications are welcomed for the fourth edition of the HKU-Pasteur Research Pole Fellowship for Summer-Autumn 2024!

Deadline for applications – 12 February 2024

Applications are open!

The HKU‐Pasteur Research Pole Fellowship Programme provides a unique opportunity for postgraduate students and postdoctoral fellows in Hong Kong and Macau to pursue their research projects in an outstanding scientific environment, at the Institut Pasteur in Paris.

The research conducted by both the HKU-Pasteur Research Pole and the Institut Pasteur are crucial to advance global scientific knowledge, notably regarding emerging infectious diseases. Ensuring continuity in scientific training for the next generation of scientists is more important than ever.

Louis Pasteur famously said that “Chance favors invention only for minds prepared for discoveries by patient study and persevering efforts." In line with this belief and with the Pasteurian values that science belongs to mankind and should be shared with altruism, HKU-Pasteur, with the support of the Pasteur Foundation Asia (PFA), the Consulate General of France, and the Légion d'Honneur Club Hong Kong Chapter, is delighted to announce the launch the HKU-Pasteur Research Pole Fellowship Programme!

This fellowship offers a grant to undertake a 3 to 4-month research internship at the Institut Pasteur, Paris, France between September and December 2024.

The selection process will take place shortly after the applications deadline, and successful applicants will be notified promptly.


  • Postgraduate student or Postdoctoral Fellow

  • Enrolled in any Hong Kong or Macau university

  • Not holding French nationality or dual citizenship that includes French nationality


  • Round-trip air ticket between Hong Kong/Macau and France

  • Housing

  • Monthly living allowance

  • Health insurance and public liability

Hosting laboratories at Institut Pasteur:

  • Be part of a leading laboratory working on Cancer, Cell Biology, Immunology, Microbiology, Parasitology or Virology research!

  • Choose an internship location amongst the most renowned laboratories in the world!

Hosting Laboratories booklet

HKUPRP Fellowship Catalogue 2024
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Application form

Application Form HKU-Pasteur Fellowship 2024
Download PDF • 306KB

Tips for application

Tips for Application_HKU-Pasteur Fellowship 2024
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For any further question regarding the HKU-Pasteur Fellowship, please contact .


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