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Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions

Developing talents, advancing research

Supporting excellence in research and innovation

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

Discover the MSCA


Funding & Jobs

How to apply

Get step-by-step instructions & guidance about how to apply for MSCA grant funding

European elections 2024

The European elections will take place on 6-9 June 2024. As an EU citizen, you can vote in your country of origin, from abroad or in the EU country you live in.

Find out how to and why vote

Join the community and help promote the elections

Support for people affected by Russia's invasion of Ukraine

The European Commission is determined to support the Ukrainian people and to provide all available assistance to Ukrainian researchers and their families in these extremely challenging times.

The EU is also excluding Russia from public contracts and European money.

EU support for Ukraine  

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions explained

  • Doctoral programmes supporting excellent research in academia and other sectors

  • Promoting knowledge collaboration between organisations and sharing best practices through staff exchanges

  • Supporting regional, national and international programmes and postdoc fellowships through co-funding