Marie Skłodowska-Curie European Fellowships

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Funded by

European Commission

In brief

Experienced researchers of any nationality can enhance their qualifications and diversify their competences by conducting a research project at a host institution (universities, research institutions, companies or international organisations) in Germany (or another EU member state or Horizon 2020 associated country).

Who can apply?

Researchers who

  • have completed a doctorate or at least 4 years of full-time research experience after their graduation
  • have generally not resided or carried out their main activity in the country of the host institution for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to the call deadline

Type and extent of funding

Fellowship of 4,880 euros per month gross (depending on the host country), plus 600 euros mobility allowance and (if applicable) 500 euros family allowance. Host institutions receive funds for research and indirect costs.


12 to 24 months.


Applications must be submitted online by the host institution and the researcher through the Funding & Tenders Portal (see link below). Marie Skłodowska-Curie European Fellowships are advertised once a year. The next application period will close on 9 September 2020.