There are various opportunities to participate in the network for PhD students, early stage and senior researchers.
Depending on the country of your affiliation, the procedure for joining the network will differ.
Your country of affiliation is a COST Member or Cooperating Member
There are currently 38 COST Members (The 38 COST Members are: Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Republic of Moldova, Montenegro, The Netherlands, The Republic of North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom) and 1 COST Cooperating Member (Israel). Researchers from these countries have complete access to all COST activities.
For more information on COST Members, please click here.
Your country of affiliation is already part of the network
In this case, you can simply join the network by completing the form on our homepage.
Your country of affiliation is not yet part of the network
Currently, only Bulgaria, Czech Republic, and Moldova are not yet part of the network. If you are affiliated to any of these countries, you will need to reach out to your COST National Coordinator and ask to be nominated to the Management Commitee.
Your country of affiliation is not a COST Member or Cooperating Member
Researchers from Near-Neighbour Countries and International Partner Countries can join the Action on the basis of ascertained mutual benefit. The COST Near-Neighbour Countries currently include Algeria, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Egypt, Georgia, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine, Russia, Syria, Tunisia, and Ukraine. The COST International Partner Countries include all other countries.
For more information on international cooperation, please click here.
You work for a European or international organisation
COST Actions are open to participation of the European Commission (EC) and EU bodies, offices and agencies; International Organisations; and European RTD Organisations.