is available for universities, research organisations, and businesses
in the EU or Associated States to provide early-stage researchers
of any nationality or age with structured scientific or technological
training opportunities of between three months to three years.
To apply for funding, organisations must submit a
proposal to the European Commission. The Commission then selects
the successful proposals and eventually signs a contract with the
The successful organisation is then free to select
the fellows directly. Researchers will be required to move to the
country where their host organisation is based.
- The last call
for proposals was published on 11 September 2004 and is now
closed. No further calls are foreseen for this action.
- A detailed explanation of Marie Curie Early Stage Training is
provided in the following Handbook
- 450 Kb)
- Individual researchers are invited to visit the "Marie
Curie Funding Opportunities Search Tool" on CORDIS website
for information and fellowship vacancies in the projects funded
by this scheme.
- Additional information on the progress of calls and the status
of proposal evaluation, as well as guidance on how to apply and
manage your project can be found at the new Marie
Curie information service on CORDIS