International co-investigator policy guidance

This document gives an overview of how to include international co-investigators in Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) proposals, and criteria that apply.

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ESRC guidance on including international co-investigators in research proposals, including:

  • eligibility criteria to determine whether a researcher based in a non-UK research organisation is eligible to be an international co-investigator
  • costs including salaries, indirect and direct costs
  • reimbursement of costs
  • project partners
  • consultants


  • 1 February 2023
    Latest version of document added.

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