EARMA - European Association of Research Managers and Administrators

EARMA represents the community of Research Managers and Administrators within Europe. Its members work at the forefront of building the European Research Area while the Association forms the interface between research funding organisations and the scientific community, bridging cultural and legal differences between countries, and between academia and industry, contributing to policy consultations, and managing the smooth running of research projects.

EARMA offers the possibility to join the Association in order to take part of the professional knowledge exchange and vivid activities currently taking place in it.  In order to become full members you can use the online form applying for either an Ordinary membership or an Institutional membership. For more information read the Members Benefits page.

The Research management topics covered by EARMA are:

  • Financial administration and research project management
  • Funding awards from grant-giving bodies
  • European Framework funding and European Research Area policy
  • Charitable and national funding schemes (including US federal)
  • Contractual and IPR issues in international research collaborations
  • Research governance, ethics and compliance
  • Structures and services offered by research support offices
  • Contact with a wide network of professional research managers and administrators from more than 30 countries (European and global)
  • A bi-monthly professional publication, 'Link', focusing on important topics for research managers
  • A 3-day Annual Conference comprising keynote speeches, parallel presentations and workshops on relevant research management topics
  • An International Research Management Fellowship Exchange Programme between the US and Europe
  • Training events and activities
  • An interactive website with discussion forums and e-mail newsletters
  • Information on international research management job vacancies
  • Opportunities for members to join Working Groups on topics relevant to their profession
    (e.g. FP7)
  • A Training & Integration Fund (TIF) to facilitate staff exchanges between Member organisations
  • A Brussels-based association with regular communications with the European Commission
    and policy-makers
  • Opportunities to share your professional experience with others and develop your career
  • Opportunities to volunteer and contribute to the development of European research management policy and practice

For any further information, idea or feedback please contact earma.org@gmail.com

Geographical focus
  • Europe
  • General/no specific focus
Scientifc field / Thematic focus
  • Cross-thematic/Interdisciplinary
  • General

Entry created by Desiree Pecarz on July 4, 2013
Modified on May 31, 2018