Marie Curie Individual Fellowships; deadline: Aug 17

Ready to do some research abroad? Know more about IEF, IOF and IIF!

By: Frédérique Zehnder

The three Calls for Marie Curie Individual Fellowships are open on March 17, 2010! The Individual Fellowships support experienced researchers to carry out research abroad and acquire new skills and knowledge.

  • IEF, Intra-European Fellowship: provides financial support for trans-national mobility in Europe for a period of 12 to 24 months. Applicants can be of any nationality but must move from a Member State (MS) or an Associated Country (AC) to another MS or AC.
  • IOF, International Outgoing Fellowship: offers the opportunity to do some research in a third country (e.g.:USA, China, Canada, India, Russia, South Africa, New Zealand, etc.) for a period of 12 to 24 months, followed by a mandatory return phase of 1 year in Europe. Researchers must be nationals of a EU Member State or an Associated Country.
  • IIF, International Incoming Fellowship: aims to attract researchers who are currently active in a third country to come (back) to Europe and work on research projects. Researchers can be of any nationaliy but must move from a third countryto a EU Member State or an Associated Country.

Definition of “experienced researchers”: “At the time of the relevant deadline for submission, experienced researchers must be either in possession of a Ph.D. or have at least 4 years of full-time equivalent research experience after they had formally obtained the degree that entitles them to embark on a doctorate.” WP People 2010.

Deadline for submission for the three Calls: August 17, 2010, at 17:00, Brussels time.

More information in the Guides for Applicants published on the the CORDIS web pageand in the PEOPLE Work programme 2010.

For further questions, contact your Mobility team:
Dr. Juliane Sauer, National Contact Point:
Frédérique Zehnder, Scientific collaborator:

Check out Euresearch events & seminars related to these Calls!

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