Facts and Figures

The scope and structure of funding

Young researchers

Funding for young researchers’ postgraduate studies and research training is an important scientific policy instrument at the ARRS. The programme has been successfully implemented since 1985 and has made an excellent contribution to increasing the amount of research conducted in Slovenia and reducing the age profile of research groups.

Funds for young researchers

Mentoring positions for young researchers by age and by gender of the mentor in 2016 (their age at the end of 2016)

The youngest male mentor is 33 years old and the youngest female mentor is 36. The oldest male mentor is 76 years old and the oldest female mentor is 69.

Number of mentoring positions for young researchers who are or are not research programme leaders in 2016