Short Term Scientific Missions (STSM) are institutional visits aimed at supporting individual mobility, fostering collaboration between individuals. The selection of successful STSM applicants shall be done so in consideration of the scientific scope of the proposed mission and how the mission can support the Action in achieving its scientific objectives. STSM applicants are PhD Students or postdoctoral fellows or can be employed by, or affiliated to, an institution, organisation or legal entity which has a clear association with performing research.

STSM shall respect the following criteria:
•  They shall have a minimum duration of 5 calendar days that includes travel.
•  STSM need to be carried out in their entirety within a single Grant Period and always within the Action’s lifetime.

STSM grantees shall make their own arrangements for all provisions related to personal security, health, taxation, social security and pension matters.

STSM information guidelines by COST:

STMS information 

Sacurima STSM visits:

STSM 2019-06-03 2019-06-07 Aurélie Berthet, Unisante Switzerland: Systematic review on Occupational disease and work relative diseases in agriculture. Visit to University of Milan, Italy.
STSM 2018-02-18 2018-02-24 Simona Menardo, ATB Potsdam, Germany: Monitoring of gas, dust and noise in pig parlors. Visit to University of Milan, Italy.
STSM 2019-09-01 2019-09-07 Dusica Santa, University Ss Cyril and Methodius, North Macedonia: Matching farmer needs (micro) with farm activities (meso) and country policies (macro) in occupational health and safety in agriculture. Visit to ATB Potsdam, Germany
STSM 2018-11-05 2018-12-05 Madalina Coman, Babes-Bolyai University, Romania: Literature review on health literacy of farmers and agricultural or rural workers. Visit to Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium.
STSM 2017-12-14 2017-12-20 Jarkko Leppälä, Luke Finland: Comparison of Agricultural Injuries Statistics and collaboration projects in Sacurima. Visit to Estonian University of Life Sciences in Tartu.
STSM 2019-08-04 2019-08-30 Laura Girdziute, Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania: Identitifying effective models for training and integration of vulnerable populations into the agricultural workforce. Visit to UNMC Nebraska, USA.
STSM 2019-01-27 2019-02-03 Brankica Kartalović, Scientific Veterinary Institute Novi Sad, Serbia: Analyses of glyphosate and metabolites and getting acquainted with the methodology of risk analysis. Visit to University of Milan, Italy.


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