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NEWS14 Feb 2023NEWS

Several Postdoctoral fellowships available in the field of Respiratory Research

RESPIRE4 (REspiratory Science Promoted by International Research Exchanges 4)

The RESPIRE4 Postdoctoral Research Fellowship programme is an international, intersectoral and interdisciplinary programme providing Marie Skłodowska-Curie opportunities to early stage scientists, researchers and clinicians with the potential to become the leaders of tomorrow in respiratory research.

Applicants from any discipline (e.g. life sciences, engineering, mathematics, information technology, biochemistry, pharmacology, social sciences, health psychology, public health, implementation research) are highly encouraged to apply to carry out research in an area related to respiratory science/medicine, in line with the reference document, the ERS 10 Principles for Lung Health.

Information for applicants and key deadlines

  • The 4th call of RESPIRE4 is now open with deadline on 1 May 2023 (23:59 CEST). 
  • The RESPIRE fellowship programme is open to researchers with a PhD or four years of full-time research experience from any discipline.
  • Fellowship recipients have the flexibility to choose and develop their own research project, but research must be related to the respiratory field.
  • Projects should be completed in 24 months (European Fellowships) or 36 months (Global Fellowships).
  • Fellows can choose to conduct their research project at an ever-expanding list of pre-registered host centres. Access the RESPIRE Web Host Registry to see the available host centres.
  • Applications are welcome across the spectrum of respiratory research from basic science, translational and clinical research to health systems and implementation research.
  • Find out more about the RESPIRE4 fellows selected under the 1st call2nd call and 3rd call. Please contact the ERS Office if you would like to get in touch with any RESPIRE fellows.


Deadline: 1 May 2023