The Program

Applications for SUMMER 2024 are now open!

UF Chemistry International Research Experience for Undergraduates:

The International Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program is a 11-12 week program based in France. Participants will spend most of their time working with graduate students, post-doctoral researchers, staff, and other undergraduates on a well-developed research project under the mentorship of an experienced faculty member sponsored by the University of Florida and is funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF).

Locations :

The US/France REU Program

The host group and research advisor are assigned after acceptance into the program.


Click here to fill out an application for the REU program.


  • Must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident (DACA students can apply for the AgroParis and Reims sites).
  • Must have previous research experience.
  • Students with appropriate research interests in Chemistry, Biochemistry or other STEM areas are encouraged to apply.
  • Pre-professional (Medical, Law, Dentistry, Veterinary) students are NOT encouraged to apply.

Important Dates:

  • Applications: (submissions accepted through January 15th 2024).
  • Summer REU: May – August 2024 (actual travelling dates depend on each student schedule)
  • Poster presentation – ACS National Meeting & Exposition Spring 2025.


Stipend consists of $6000 food and miscellaneous + $1000 travel allowance + free housing (provided by hosting site). Reimbursement for ACS participation: Up to $1000 are provided to travel to the National Meeting of the American Chemical Society in 2025 (if in person).

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