Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions

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Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions


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Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MCSA) provide excellent and innovative research training as well as attractive career and knowledge-exchange opportunities, with an emphasis on worldwide and cross-sector researcher mobility, to award researchers with new skills and a wider range of competencies. MSCA five main programmes are summarised below. Click on the icons to access more information about specific MSCA Call.


if Individual Fellowships (IF) support the international and intersectoral mobility of researchers (of any age, nationality or discipline) within and beyond Europe, and offer excellent career development opportunity through advanced training with the option to work outside academia.
 itn Innovative Training Networks (ITN) aim to train a new generation of creative, entrepreneurial and innovative early-stage researchers, by supporting competitively selected joint research training and/or doctoral programmes, implemented by partnerships of universities, research centres and companies from different countries worldwide.
rise RISE scheme supports the development of international and inter-sector partnership between universities, research institutions and non-academic organisations within and beyond Europe, by offering short-term exchanges for research and innovation staff at all career levels including also administrative and technical staff.
 night NIGHT supports public events dedicated to popular science and fun learning to stimulate interest in research careers, especially among young people.
 cofund The MSC actions offer additional funding to regional, national and international programmes for research training and career development. COFUND programmes support the movement of researchers across borders and provide good working conditions. The scheme can support doctoral and fellowship programmes.