The IAS of Aix Marseille University
IMéRA (Mediterranean Institute for Advanced Research) is an Aix-Marseille University (AMU) Foundation. From its very start it was a member of RFIEA (French Network of Institutes for Advanced Study); it is also part of EURIAS and of the European Network of University-Based Institutes.
IMéRA has 5- or 10-month residency schemes for scientists and artists; it also accommodates a few multi-disciplinary teams with collective projects for short duration stays. Residents work on their own research projects in connection with Aix-Marseille teams and laboratories.
The aim of IMéRA Foundation is to contribute to the emergence and development of world-class multi-, inter- and cross-disciplinary research approaches and to make young researchers familiar with such approaches on the territory of Aix-Marseille University.