MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowships, apply by 14 September 2022

EU: Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) Postdoctoral Fellowships 2022

Deadline: 14 September (annual)

Focus on i3 (international, inter-sectoral, interdisciplinary) mobility

The MSCA-Net-Handbook with application tips is available

2 types:

  • European Postdoctoral Fellowships (1-2 years) are open to researchers of any nationality moving within Europe or coming to Europe from another part of the world to pursue their research career
  • Global Postdoctoral Fellowships (1-2 years outside of Europe + 1-year mandatory return phase year in EU member state or HE associated state) fund the mobility of researchers outside Europe and are open to nationals or long-term residents of the EU Member States (MS) or Horizon Europe Associated Countries (AC)

The host can be in the academic or non-academic sectors.


  • Any nationality (for Global Fellowships: nationals or long-term residents of MS or HE AC)
  • In possession of PhD (successful PhD thesis defense) at the call deadline
  • < 8 years research experience after PhD (exceptions: career breaks, work outside research, research outside Europe for reintegrating researchers)
  • Mobility rule: not resided / main activity in the country of the beneficiary (or host organization for GF) more than 12 in the 36 months before call deadline

Can include

  • Secondments worldwide up to 1/3 of the fellowship duration (not in the return phase of the GFs) and/or
  • Optional additional placement of up to 6 months in a non-academic European organization, at the end of the fellowship applicable to both European and Global PF

Review of applications/ advice is available for those applying to a German hosting organization through the NKS-MSC (nks-msc@dlr.de or KoWi (you can send your draft till 24 August).