Compostela Group of Universities-CETYS Chair 2023

The Compostela Group of Universities (CGU) and CETYS University renew their agreement to cooperate in the Compostela Group of Universities-CETYS Chair 2023. The chair allows faculty members and researchers from the CGU member universities to conduct a visiting professor’s mobility at this Mexican higher education institution. Its call is annual and each edition focuses on an area of knowledge, determined by the host university. Besides, CETYS provides the necessary funding to carry out the activity in each call.

In this section, we have detailed all the information about the second edition of this initiative, so we recommend you read it carefully if you want to apply.

In the upper left corner, on a red block, Cátedra Grupo Chair Compostela Group of Universities-CETYS Chair 2023 appears. In the upper right corner, on a white block, the logos of CETYS University and the Compostela Group of Universities are shown. The central part of the image is occupied by an electric blue world map with circular waves orbiting over it. The world map is set against a light blue background. In the lower central part, the 2023 call is highlighted on a red button.


Promote the internationalisation, mobility and exchange of faculty members and researchers

Strengthen collaboration ties between the CGU, its members and CETYS University

Promote cooperation in all fields of knowledge in Higher Education

Target group and requirements

Faculty and research staff who meet the following requirements are eligible to apply:

1. Having a stable and current employment relationship with a CGU member university.

2. Having a career path linked with one or more of the areas of knowledge of the College of Engineering. Specifically, the Compostela Group of Universities-CETYS 2023 Chair will focus on at least one of the following specific areas:

    • Cybersecurity.
    • Internet of things. Industry 4.0 and digital transformation.
    • Software development, information technologies and cloud computing.
    • Satellites (CubeSats) and telecommunications.
    • Electromobility and infrastructure for electric cars.
    • Aerospace industry.
    • Renewable energies.
    • Automation and robotics.


  • 10 March 2023. The submission of applications opens.
  • 30 April 2023 (12:00 PM – noon. Mainland Spain time zone). The submission of applications closes.
  • June 2023. Publication of the resolution for the call.
  • From July to November 2023. Eligible period of participation.
  • December 2023. Justification and end of activity period.

Mobility place and period

The chair will be held at the College of Engineering of CETYS University (Mexico).

The eligible period of participation is from July to November 2023 and the duration of the mobility is 15 calendar days. Moreover, possible additional activities will be carried out virtually both before and/or after the stay at CETYS University.

Places and funding

The Compostela Group of Universities-CETYS Chair offers a single place funded by CETYS University.

The amount of funding for the chair is 6,000 US dollars ($US), which will be used, for the most part, to cover travel, accommodation and living expenses. The above-mentioned sum also includes an honorarium token payment of $1,000.

Documentation to be submitted


      1. Please, read the guidelines for the call carefully here.

      Guidelines Compostela Group of Universities-CETYS Chair 2023.

      2. You must submit all the documentation requested in these guidelines and the following declaration of responsibility in PDF or Word format:

      Declaration of responsibility chair CGU CETYS.

      Declaration of responsibility chair CGU CETYS.

      3. Finally, you will send your application through an electronic form. It must be submitted online and in English to be accepted.

      Application form. Closed call.

        Resolution of the Compostela Group of Universities-CETYS Chair 2023. 

        Announcement of the delay of the resolution of the 2023 call.