All you need to know about the AXA Chairs
An AXA Chair is awarded for a period of 5 years
200.000€ per year for 5 years maximum
The prospective Chairholder is expected to be PhD + 10 years minimum
The AXA Chair is the premium funding scheme of the AXA Research Fund. It aims at :
Spring 2018: 20%
Fall 2018 : 28.5%
Host institutions must be registered in the AXA Research Fund’s database
Host Institutions can submit only one candidate for the whole institution (and not one per department, faculty or laboratory)
The prospective Chairholder is expected to be at least PhD + 10 years minimum, to be of the highest caliber and should have demonstrated outstanding research achievements.
The research program should demonstrate its scientific originality and innovative nature.
Please submit through our online application platform: details about the candidate (birth date and PhD defence date), short CV (3 pages) and research programme's title and description (3000 characters including spaces)
Candidate will be invited to submit a full application through our online application platform. Application must be submitted in English by the deadline. Application received after the deadline won’t be eligible.
Candidates will have one week to respond the reviewers' comments before their application are submitted to the AXA Research Fund's Scientific Board.
Upon request: a 3 minutes video presentation of the prospective Chairholder and of the research program.
Expression of interestMarch 18 - April 22, 2019
Full applicationJune 14, 2019
RebuttalSeptember 9 - 16, 2019
Video presentationOctober 21, 2019
Results announcementNovember 30, 2019
Expression of interestSeptember 18 - October 21, 2019
Full applicationNovember 26, 2019
RebuttalFebruary 13-20, 2020
Video presentation (upon request only)March 16, 2020
Results announcementApril 30, 2020