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The MSCA Doctoral Networks aim to train entrepreneurial, innovative and resilient doctoral candidates, able to face current and future challenges and to convert knowledge and ideas into products and services for economic and social benefit. Find out more in this video.

IMPORTANT! The call opening and closure dates, as well as the budget are indicative. The information will be confirmed and published on the EU’s Funding and Tenders Opportunities Portal once the revised Horizon Europe 2023-2025 work programme is adopted in spring.

2024 Call for proposals

MSCA Doctoral Networks
2024 call
HORIZON-MSCA-2024-DN-01-01
  
608.6 million
Overall indicative budget for the call

HORIZON-MSCA-2024-DN-01-01

  1. 29 May 2024
    Launch of the call for proposals
  2. 27 November 2024
    Deadline for applicants to submit proposals
  3. April 2025
    Notification of applicants if their proposal has been selected (TBC)
  4. July 2025
    Grant agreement signature for successful projects (TBC)
  5. August 2025
    First EU-funded projects start (TBC)
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All funding information and procedures on how to apply are on the Funding and Tenders portal.

Information on eligibility for MSCA fellowships and project funding

Overview of the application process, guidance and templates

2023 Call for proposals

MSCA Doctoral Networks
2023 call
HORIZON-MSCA-2023-DN-01
  
434.80 million
Overall indicative budget for the call

HORIZON-MSCA-2023-DN-01

  1. 30 May 2023
    Launch of the call for proposals
  2. 28 November 2023
    Deadline for applicants to submit proposals
  3. End of April 2024
    Notification of applicants if their proposal has been selected
  4. End of July 2024
    Grant agreement signature for successful projects
  5. Autumn 2024
    Coordinators Day
  6. From September 2024
    Projects' start
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All funding information and procedures on how to apply are on the Funding and Tenders portal.

Disclaimer 

The content of this page is for information purposes only. The relevant legal instruments and the text of the call shall take precedence over the information contained on this page. The European Commission and the European Research Executive Agency do not accept responsibility for any use made of the information contained therein.