Funding to support staff exchange

Grants available to support staff exchange across the world thanks to Kent's membership of SGroup Universities in Europe network

The University of Kent’s membership of the SGroup Universities in Europe gives opportunity to Kent staff to apply for a grant to support staff exchange with partner institutions outside Europe.

ICon (InterContinental Academic Exchange Programme) grants available for 2022 are distributed as follows:

  • 3 grants for Latin America;
  • 3 grants for China;
  • 2 grants for Africa;
  • 6 grants to conduct a mobility within an SGroup Associate Member university (1 for Shanghai International Studies University, China; 1 for Yerevan State Medical University, Armenia; 1 for the University of Los Andes, Colombia; 1 for La Trobe University, Australia; 1 for Stellenbosch University, South Africa; and 1 for the Ohio State University, USA).

The call for applications closes at the end of May 2022.

For further information, please contact Primrose Paskins ( in International Partnerships, Engagement Directorate.