MSCA Grant Types
The Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) supports all stages of researchers’ careers. MSCA focuses on training of researchers with advanced skills acquisition and career development with focus on international, intersectoral and interdisciplinary mobility as well as transfer of knowledge. The topic and field of research is chosen freely by the researcher in a bottom-up manner.
ITN: Innovative Training Network
The upcoming ITN calls are:
2019-ITN opens 13 September 2018 and closes 15 January 2019.
2020-ITN opens OPctober 12, 2019 and closes January 9, 2020.
For the ITN subtype European Joint Doctorate (EJD), a Letter of Commitment is needed from KI, for which the Board of Doctoral Education has issued internal requirements.
IF: Individual Fellowships
The current call 2018-IF is open with deadline 12 September 2018.
The upcoming IF calls are:
2019-IF opens April 11, 2019 and closes September 11, 2019.
2020-IF opens April 8, 2020 and closes September 9, 2020.
- Standard European Fellowship (EF-ST): Incoming two-year fellowship for all nationalities.
- Career Restart (EF-CAR) Incoming two-year fellowship for all nationalities. For fellows who have had a career break and want to re-start a career in science.
- Reintegration (EF-RI) Two-year Re-integration fellowship for European nationals or European Long-term residents who have been away from Europe, who want to return to Europe.
- Society & Enterprise (EF-SE): Two-year fellowship for innovation projects with a host organisation from a non-academic sector.
RISE: Research and Innovation Staff Exchange
Applicants: Principal Investigators within a consortium or network.
The upcoming MSCA-RISE calls are:
2019-RISE opens December 4, 2018 and closes April 2, 2019.
2020-RISE opens December 5, 2019 and closes April 7, 2020.
COFUND: Co-funding of regional, national and international programmes
Applicants: Organisations/Principal Investigators with a consortium that have a funded PhD or Postdoc Program searching for top-up.
The current 2018-COFUND call is open with deadline September 27, 2018.
The upcoming COFUND calls are:
2019-COFUND opens April 4, 2019 and closes September 26, 2019.
2020-COFUND opens April 8, 2020 and closes September 29, 2020.