Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA)


The MSCA program funds projects for the training and mobility of researchers.

In particular, the Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions aim to ensure excellent and innovative research training and interesting career and knowledge exchange opportunities through cross-border cooperation and intersectoral mobility of researchers. The objective of the MSCA is to strengthen the skills, training and career development of researchers.


The MSCA calls are published on the official website of the program (Participant Portal) following the instructions in the MSCA WP-2018-2020 work programs and the online manual H2020.

TYPE OF FINANCING – Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions (MSCA):

    Innovative Training Networks (ITN) Encouraging new skills through excellent and innovative training of young researchers. ITN is characterized by three actions:

– ETN (European Training Networks);

– EID (European Industrial Doctorates);

– EJD (European Joint Doctorates)

    Individual Fellowships (IF) Strengthen the creative and innovative potential of experienced researchers through cross-border and intersectoral mobility.

Research and Innovation Staff Exchange (RISE) Promotes international and intersectoral collaboration through staff secondments to share exchanges of knowledge and good practices

Co-funding of regional, national and international programs (COFUND): Stimulating regional, national or international programs to strengthen the excellence of the training of researchers and develop their careers.

    European Researchers ’Night – It is a public event at European level to stimulate interest in research careers, especially among young people. The activities focus on general public and could take various forms, such as practical experiments, scientific presentations, debates, competitions or quizzes. NIGHT takes place every year, usually on the last Friday of September.