Planned opening date:  11 April 2017

Deadline: 14 September 2017 17:00:00

Support is foreseen for individual, trans-national fellowships awarded to the best or most promising researchers of any nationality, for employment in EU Member States or Associated Countries. It is based on an application made jointly by the researcher and the beneficiary in the academic or non-academic sectors.

Only one proposal per individual researcher will be evaluated.

The researcher must be an experienced researcher (ER). ER must, at the date of the call deadline, be in possession of a doctoral degree or have at least four years of full-time equivalent research experience.

Fellowships take the form of European Fellowships or Global Fellowships.

European Fellowships are held in EU Member States or Associated Countries and are open to researchers either coming to Europe from any country in the world or moving within Europe. The researcher must comply with the rules of mobility in the country where the European Fellowship is held.

Global Fellowships are based on a secondment to a third country and a mandatory 12 month return period to a European host. The researcher must comply with the rules of mobility in the country where the Global Fellowship secondment takes place, not for the country of the return phase.

A Career Development Plan should be established jointly by the supervisor(s) and the researcher. In addition to research or innovation objectives, this plan comprises the researcher’s training and career needs, including training on transferable skills, planning for publications and participation in conferences.

The duration for European Fellowships (standard EFs, CAR, RI, and SE) is between 12 and 24 months.

For the Global Fellowships there is a first outgoing phase between 12 and 24 months, and an additional mandatory 12 months return phase, so the total duration of this type of fellowship is between 24 and 36 months.*This amount is then adjusted through the application of a country correction coefficient

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