The Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions support researchers at all stages of their careers, regardless of age and nationality. Researchers working across all disciplines are eligible for funding./


UDC researchers are seeking highly motivated and talented postdoctoral fellows to join our research teams. If you are interested in applying for the MSCA-PF-2023 call, please follow this link. You can directly check our available Research Lines & Supervisors list.


The Excellent Science Area at the OTRI provides support, training and guidance for researchers and Supervisors within this call.

Postdoctoral Fellowships (former IF)/

The goal of the Postdoctoral Fellowships (PF) is to enhance the creative and innovative potential of experienced researchers, wishing to diversify their individual competence in terms of skill acquisition through advanced training, international and intersectoral mobility.

There are two types of Postdoctoral Fellowships:

  • European Postdoctoral Fellowships.
  • Global Postdoctoral Fellowships.

Status: OPEN

Opening date: 12 April 2023

Deadline: 13 September 2023

Doctoral Networks (former ITN)/

Doctoral Networks (DN) drive scientific excellence and innovation. They bring together universities, research institutes and other sectors from across the world to train researchers to doctorate level. There are three types of Research networks:

  • General Doctoral Networks.
  • Industrial Doctoral Networks.
  • Joint Doctoral Networks

Status: CLOSED

Opening date: 12 May 2022

Deadline: 15 November 2022

Next call: MSCA-2023-DN

Opening date: 30 May 2023

Deadline: 28 November 2023

Staff exchanges (Former RISE)/

Staff Exchanges (SE) funds short-term exchanges of personnel between academic, industrial and commercial organisations throughout the world.

It helps people develop their knowledge, skills and careers, while building links between organisations working in different sectors of the economy, including universities, research institutes and SMEs.

Status: CLOSED

Opening date: 6 October 2022

Deadline: 8 March 2023

Next call: MSCA-2023-SE

Opening date: 05 October 2023

Deadline: 28 February 2024

Co-funding programmes (COFUND)/

Co-funding programmes (COFUND) provides organisations with additional financial support for their own researcher training and career development programmes.

The extra funds are available for new or existing schemes for training researchers abroad and across various sectors.

COFUND supports doctoral programmes for PhD candidates, as well as fellowship programmes for experienced researchers.

Status: CLOSED

Opening date: 11 October 2022

Deadline: 9 February 2023

Next call: MSCA-2023-COFUND

Opening date: 10 October 2023

08 February 2024

MSCA & CITIZENS (former Researchers' Night)/

The objective of the MSCA and Citizens action is to bring research and researchers closer to the public at large, with a focus notably on families, pupils and students. It does so through the organisation of the European Researchers’ Night, a research communication and promotion event taking place across EU Member States and Horizon Europe Associated Countries which aims to promote excellent research projects across Europe, as well as to increase awareness among the general public of the importance and benefits of research and innovation.

Status: CLOSED

Opening date: 22 June 2021

Deadline: 7 October 2021

Next call: MSCA-2023-CITIZENS

Opening date: 20 June 2023

Deadline: 25 October 2023