European and Global Fellowships
Individual Fellowships (IF) are a great option if you are an experienced researcher looking to give your career a boost by working abroad.
TYPES OF INDIVIDUAL FELLOWSHIPS
There are two types of Individual Fellowships:
- European Fellowships
- Global Fellowships
- are open to researchers moving within Europe, as well as those coming in from other parts of the world.
- can restart a research career after a break, such as parental leave.
- can help researchers coming back to Europe find a new position.
These Fellowships are held in the EU or associated countries and last for one to two years.
- fund positions outside Europe for researchers based in the EU or associated countries.
- last between two and three years.
- the researcher has to come back for one year to an organisation based in the EU or associated countries.
Both types of Fellowship can also include a secondment period of up to three or six months in another organisation in Europe.
WHO CAN APPLY?
This action is for experienced researchers from across the world.
Applicants need a doctoral degree or at least four years’ full-time research experience by the time of the call deadline.
WHAT CAN BE FUNDED?
All research areas can be funded. MSCA Fellows come from a wide variety of disciplines – from physics to linguistics, and from health-sciences to mathematical modelling.
WHAT THE FUNDING COVERS
The grant provides an allowance to cover living, travel and family costs. In addition, the EU contributes to the training, networking and research costs of the fellow, as well as to the management and indirect costs of the project. The grant is awarded to the host organisation, usually a university, research centre or a company in Europe.
HOW DO I APPLY?
You submit a research proposal, including your CV. The proposal is written jointly with your chosen host organisation(s).
Who can apply?
- Individual researchers together with the host organisations apply for Individual fellowships (IF)
- International networks of research organisations from the academic and non-academic sectors apply to run research networks (ITN) and staff exchanges (RISE)
- Organisations funding or managing doctoral or fellowship programmes apply for co-funding programmes (COFUND)
- Any organisation able to organise a public event to promote science and research can apply for the European Researchers' Night (NIGHT)
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