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Travel support

If you are interested in submitting a proposal to the EVN, support is offered through the EVN’s central organisation JIVE for proposal preparation, scheduling, and correlation of EVN projects. JIVE staff are also able to support EVN users with data analysis. Modern workstations, all running the latest versions of AIPS and Difmap, are available in the JIVE visitors' facility.

For further information please contact the head of the User Support Group and the head of the Science Operations Group at JIVE and refer to the Visiting JIVE page.

Starting in March 2021, the Opticon RadioNet Pilot program, funded by the EC Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme under grant agreement No. 101004719, re-establishes the possibility of travel subsidies for members of research teams of eligible projects via the trans-national access (TA) program. For the EVN, “eligible” in general means that:

  • The Principal Investigator is from an institute in a country of the EU or Associated States.
  • Separately, 50% or more of the team members listed on the proposal are from institutes in a country of the EU or Associated States.
  • The research team (members/institutes) is defined by the observing proposal, and the association of researcher with institute remains fixed at that shown on the proposal.

The trans-national access support includes travel reimbursement for visits to JIVE in order to analyse and process EVN, EVN-MERLIN or global VLBI Data. In general, the Principal Investigator may select one member of the project team to receive this travel support. Further information on access to the EVN through the EC’s Opticon RadioNet Pilot TNA program can be obtained from the head of the Science Operations Group at JIVE.


Institutional contact

To contact individual institutes directly please see the organisations page for direct links to institutional websites.