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Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA)

About MSCA


This page provides information about the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA). Part of Horizon Europe, the MSCA is the European Union’s flagship funding programme for doctoral education and postdoctoral training of researchers. 

Here you will find information about the objectives of the MSCA and the types of funding available. 

The European Research Executive Agency (REA) manages the MSCA on behalf of the European Commission.


Objectives of the MSCA

The Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions fund excellent research and innovation and equip researchers at all stages of their careers with new knowledge and skills, through mobility across borders and exposure to different sectors and disciplines. The MSCA help build Europe’s capacity for research and innovation by investing in the long-term careers of excellent researchers.

The MSCA also funds the development of excellent doctoral and postdoctoral training programmes and collaborative research projects worldwide. By doing so, they achieve a structuring impact on higher education institutions, research centers, and non-academic organisations.

The MSCA promotes excellence and set standards for high-quality researcher education and training in line with the European Charter for Researchers and the Code of Conduct for the recruitment of researchers.


Full Information:

Key Action 1: Learning Mobility of Individuals

Learning Mobility of Individuals

Key Action 2: Cooperation among organisations and institutions

Cooperation among organisations and institutions

Key Action 3

Jean Monnet Actions

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