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Individual funding: European Research Council (ERC) and Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships (MSCA-IF)

Individual funding in Horizon 2020 comprises:

 

1.  the renowned ERC grants, offering different opportunities for different career levels. Open ERC calls can be found in the funding & tenders portal.

 Starting GrantConsolidator GrantAdvanced GrantSyngergy GrantProof of Concept
Qualification2 - 7 years after PhD7 - 12 years after PhD10 year excellent track recordGroups of 2 - 4 excellent researchersFor ERC grant holders only
Funding rateUp to 2 Mio €Up to 2.5 Mio €Up to 3.5 Mio €Up to 14 Mio €lump sum 150.000 €
DurationUp to 5 yearsUp to 5 yearsUp to 5 yearsUp to 6 yearsUp to 18 months
Call DeadlinesSpring 2021Spring 202126/08/2020Autumn 202121/01/2020
07/05/2020
17/09/2020

 

 

2.  Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships, eligible for experienced researchers (PhD holders or those with four years of research experience after graduation (full-time equivalent)). Open MSCA calls can be found in the funding & tenders portal.

European Fellowship (EF) 
  • Research stay in Europe
  • Experienced researchers of any nationality (Phd or >= 4 years of research experience after graduation (full-time equivalent)
  • 12 to 24 months in a Member State or Associated Country
 
Global Fellowship (GF) 
  • Research stay in a Third Country and return period
  • Experienced researchers who are nationals of a Member or Associated State or who have undergone a long-term research stay (>= 5 years without a break) in Europe
  • 24 to 36 months (including a mandatory 12-month reintegration period back to the Member State or Associated Country after the completion of the outgoing stay)
 
Call Deadline

09/09/2020

 

 Financial support is provided in the form of allowances covering living, mobility and, if applicable, family costs. The host institutions receive fixed amounts for their administrative and indirect costs. :

  per month
Researcher unit cost
 
Living allowance*
(adjusted by a country correction coefficient : DE 97%)
€ 4.880
 Mobility allowance€ 600
 Family allowance€ 500
Institutional unit cost
 
Research, training and networking costs€ 800
 Management / Overhead€ 650