Associate Group

This program seeks to provide logistical support and physical for regional research groups for carrying out scientific group meetings on the premises of the Center. This program may accept research groups led by associate researchers or researchers affiliated to academic and research institutions associated through an agreement with the MCTP.


Associate Group grants are for groups of researchers working in Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean, whose collaborations are well established and documented, preferably in joint publications.


Who can apply?


Research groups that are operating in Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean and have people working and living in the same institute or institutes in the region.


Duration of the program


4 year program, during which the associates visit the MCTP unlimited for stays up to 70 days each.




Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas, Mexico or any institute of the ICTP.


Application dates


The date for applications is open.


Field of study / research


All fields of the MCTP.


Depending on the composition of the group, each member will receive a scholarship as a Junior Associate, Regular Associate or Senior Associate.