MSCA Individual Fellowships

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships 2018: European Fellowships (EFs) and Global Fellowships (GFs)

Are you a (post)doctoral researcher thinking about your next career move? The Marie Sklodowska-Curie (MSCA) Individual Fellowships may be just right for you. These fellowships fund researchers looking to enhance their career development and prospects by working abroad.  This trans-national fellowships awarded to the best or most promising researchers (all nationalities, subject to mobility rule).


There are two types of Individual Fellowships:

EUROPEAN FELLOWSHIPS| India à Europe (see attached list: 28 Member States and 16 Associated Countries)

  • For postdoctoral research stays in a EU Member State or an associated country.
  • Last from one to two years.
  • Can help to restart research careers after a break such as parental leave.
  • Can also help reintegrate researchers coming back to Europe.


  • For postdoctoral research stays (one to two years) outside Europe for researchers based in a EU Member State or an associated country.
  • There is a mandatory one year return period to Europe.
  • This fellowship provides opportunity to India universities, institutes and companies to host European postdoctoral or more senior European researchers at their laboratory.



  • Promising researchers from anywhere in the world: all nationalities can apply.
  • Mobility is a must: you have to come to Europe, move within Europe or move outside of Europe.
  • Experienced researchers only: you will have your doctoral degree or at least four years’ full-time research experience by the time of the call deadline.
  • All areas of research.



Please see the flyer for detailed information about the fellowship programme. Last Date for Submission of online application: 12 September 2018 (17h00 Brussels time).


Please feel free to forward this information to researchers of your network stakeholders which might be interested in applying.

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