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TOPIC : Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Networks (ITN-EJD)

Topic identifier: MSCA-ITN-2015-EJD
Publication date: 23 July 2014

Types of action: MSCA-ITN-EJD European Joint Doctorates
DeadlineModel:
Opening date:
single-stage
02 September 2014
Deadline: 13 January 2015 17:00:00

Time Zone : (Brussels time)
  Horizon 2020
Topic Description
Scope:

European Joint Doctorates (EJD)

EJDs have the objective of promoting international, intersectoral and multi/inter-disciplinary collaboration in doctoral-level training in Europe through the creation of joint doctoral programmes, leading to the delivery of joint, double or multiple doctoral degrees (*).

They are composed of at least three beneficiaries established in different Member States or Associated Countries that are entitled to deliver doctoral degrees. Above this minimum, the participation of any other organisation from the same or other countries (worldwide) is possible under the conditions provided by the Horizon 2020 Rules for Participation.

Each recruited researcher must be:

  • selected, supervised, monitored and assessed through a joint governance structure;
  • be enrolled on a joint doctoral programme
  • undertake transnational mobility

Note that EJD proposals will be ranked in a separate panel with a dedicated budget of €28 million.

(*) Doctoral degrees have to be recognised as such by the relevant authorities of the country or countries concerned.

Topic conditions and documents

Please read carefully all provisions below before the preparation of your application.

The budget breakdown for this call is given in the call conditions section of the work programme.

  1. List of countries and applicable rules for funding: described in part A of the General Annexes of the General Work Programme.
     
  2. Eligibility and admissibility conditions: described in part B and C of the General Annexes of the General Work Programme. Note that conditions specific to Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) are described in the MSCA section of the General Work Programme
     
  3. Evaluation

    3.1  Evaluation criteria and procedure, scoring and threshold: described in part H of the General Annexes of the General Work Programme. Note that the award criteria and evaluation procedure specific to Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) is described in the MSCA section of the General Work Programme

    3.2 Guide to the submission and evaluation process

    3.3 Specific arrangements:  The ITN-specific guide for applicants can be downloaded from the Call Documents page (available at the call opening date).
     
  4. Proposal page limits and layout: Please refer to Part B of the standard proposal template.
     
  5. Indicative timetable for evaluation and grant agreement:
    Information on the outcome of evaluation: maximum 5 months from the final date for submission.
    Signature of grant agreements: maximum 3 months from the date of informing successful applicants.
     
  6. Provisions, proposal templates and evaluation forms for the type(s) of action(s) under this topic:
    Specific provisions and funding rates ITN
    MSCA standard proposal template (administrative forms and structure of technical annex)
    MSCA standard evaluation form
    Annotated Model Grant Agreement
     
  7. Additional provisions:
    Horizon 2020 budget flexibility
    Classified information
     
  8. Open access must be granted to all scientific publications resulting from Horizon 2020 actions, and proposals must refer to measures envisaged. Where relevant, proposals should also provide information on how the participants will manage the research data generated and/or collected during the project, such as details on what types of data the project will generate, whether and how this data will be exploited or made accessible for verification and re-use, and how it will be curated and preserved.

 

Additional documents

  • ITN-2015 - Flash Call Info_en en
  • ITN 2015 - Guide for Applicants (updated version) en
  • ITN 2015 - Corrigendum 2 of Guide for Applicants (19/12/2014) en
  • ITN 2015 - Corrigendum 1 of Guide for Applicants (30/09/2014) en
  • ITN 2015 - FAQs en
  • ITN 2015 - List of Descriptors en
  • Ethics - Guidance to complete the ethics self-assessment en
  • Legal basis - Framework Programme H2020 en
  • Legal basis - Specific Programme H2020 en
  • WP H2020 - 1. Introduction en
  • WP H2020 - 3. Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) en
  • WP H2020 - 19. General Annexes en

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