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European Research Executive Agency

Horizon Europe: Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions


Supporting excellence in research and innovation

The Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions are the European Union’s reference programme for doctoral education and postdoctoral training.

Under Horizon Europe’s Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions, the European Commission funds research and innovation projects to boost top researchers’ careers through mobility and innovative doctoral and postdoctoral training. Find out more in this video and factsheets:

Following feedback from various stakeholders, there are a number of changes to the MSCA under Horizon Europe (2021-2027), compared to the previous programme Horizon 2020 (2014-2020). Please consult this page to discover the differences.

Funding opportunities

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Information on eligibility for MSCA fellowships and project funding

Overview of the application process, guidance and templates

How to manage your project / fellowship


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It’s almost Christmas! And as we break for the holidays, we take a look at some of the EU-funded projects that are researching innovative ways to make your Christmas more compassionate, sustainable, and most importantly, enjoyable.

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The 25th anniversary of the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) is the perfect occasion to delve deeper into some of the groundbreaking discoveries of four MSCA-backed Nobel Prize winners, and to look at how their research, alongside Marie Curie’s, has changed our world for the better.