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Applications’ Technical Support: Scholars and Researchers

The International Area created this space aiming to support IST researchers and scholars identifying funding opportunities and projects, throught the main current financial programmes (Horizon 2020, Erasmus+, ERC).

Here you can find news about funding programs and useful institutional information to prepare proposals. For more information please contact the NRI.

Programme Sub-Programme Short Description Application Period Key Points Link
Erasmus+ Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degrees (EMJMD) Opportunities for organisations to organise Master degree programmes. The EU provides funding for these programmes to make three annual selections of students. 20 Oct 2016


16 Feb 2017 [1]

Duration: 3 to 5 years

Max. grant award:4.000.000 €

Min. no. beneficiaries: 3 HEI

Erasmus+ Strategic Partnerships (SP) Aim to support innovative practices and joint initiatives to promote cooperation, peer learning, and exchanges of experiences.  20 Oct 2016


29 Mar 2017 [1]

Duration: 24 to 36 months

Max. EU grant:

– 300.000€ for a 2-year project;

– 450.000€ for a 3-year project

Min. no. beneficiaries: 3 Programme Countries

Erasmus+ Capacity Building (CB) Supports the modernisation, accessibility, and internationalisation of higher education in Partner Countries. 20 Oct 2016


9 Feb 2017 [1]

Duration: 2 or 3 years

Minimum grant award: 500.000€

Maximum grant award: 1.000.000€

Horizon2020MSCA European Training Networks (ETN) Training highly-skilled early-stage researchers and stimulating entrepreneurship, creativity and innovation in Europe. 15 Sept 2016


10 Jan 2017 [2]

Max. Grant: 540 person-months per ETN

Duration: 48 months

Min. no. beneficiaries: 3 different countries (MS or AC)

Horizon2020MSCA  European Industrial Doctorates (EID) Involving the non-academic sector in doctoral training so that skills better match public and private sector needs. 15 Sept 2016


10 Jan 2017 [2]

Max Grant:

– 180 person-months per ETN (of 2 beneficiaries)

– 540 person-months per ETN (of more than 2 beneficiaries)

Duration: 48 months

Min. no. beneficiaries: 2 different countries (MS or AC)

European Joint Doctorates (EJD) Promoting international, intersectoral and multi/inter- disciplinary collaboration in doctoral-level training in Europe through the creation of joint doctoral programmes. 15 Sept 2016


10 Jan 2017 [2]

Max. grant: 540 person-months per EJD

Duration: 48 months

Min. no. beneficiaries:3 different countries (MS or AC)

[1] 2016 call deadline for submission. 2017’call was not published yet
[2] 2016-2017 call deadline for submission. 2017-2018’call was not published yet

For financial and administrative information you may also visit the Project Unit link or contact the NPI.