The objective of the BEC.AR Programme is to contribute to the scientific and technological development in Argentina.
To do so, the Modernization Minister has decided to support the overseas training of Argentine professionals related to science, technology and productive innovation.
The BEC.AR Programme offers four types of scholarships:
- Master's degree Programmes: Formal specialization programme through Master's degree Programmes lasting approximately 1 to 2 years.
- Specialization Courses: An intensive programme that lasts up to 4 months, focused on issues related to innovation, science and technology deemed a priority for the country.
- Support for Short Stays of Science, Technology and Innovation (Ciencia, Tecnología e Innovación, CTI) Companies and Institutions: Technical visits to companies, research centres or laboratories, among other entities, lasting up to nine (9) months, so that professionals and technicians can learn and/or develop new skills or techniques that have an impact on the institution they belong to.
- Short Research Stays for Ph.D candidates: Short stays that will last up to 9 months for overseas training as part of a Ph.D course started in Argentina on issues related to innovation, science and technology deemed a priority for the country.