“The impatient idealist says: ‘Give me a place to stand and I shall move the earth.’ But such a place does not exist. We all have to stand on the earth itself and go with her at her pace.”

― Chinua Achebe, No Longer at Ease

Welcome to SciCompass!

SciCompass is a holistic repository of scientific resources build by scientists and for scientists.

SciCompass aims to increase equality in access to research opportunities across the academic spectrum, ranging from students, graduates and principal investigators.

Try our matching tool: http://uiem.shinyapps.io/scicompass

“The differences in income between the poor world and the rich world are so great that people have to be interested.”

Nobel Laureate Esther Duflo

Increase your research impact.

SciCompass uses a matching system to simplify scientific outreach and promote international collaboration linking potential mentors with mentees according to common interests and skills.

SciCompass also promotes peer-review or early research for a more transparent and open research process.


Fostering science for impatient idealists

For students

International exchange
Career opportunities

For graduates

Career Opportunities
Research stays
Leadership support

For investigators

Academic visits
Funding and collaboration

A Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting project. By Team Haegel. Sciathon, 2020

This is the impact that we are reaching for:

1,652 / 87

Student, graduate and PI users / Countries


Collaborative grants


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