Call for proposals International Research Staff Exchange Scheme under the 2009 work programme ‘People’ of the 7thFP FP7-PEOPLE-2009-IRSES Closed!


The European Commission has launched a Call for Proposals under the 2009 work programme “People” of the 7th Framework Programme of the European Community for Research, Technological Development and Demonstration Activities (2007 to 2013). The Marie Curie International Research Staff Exchange Scheme, IRSES, aims at strengthening research partnerships through short period staff exchanges and networking activities between European research organisations and organisations from countries with which the Community has an S&T agreement or are in the process of negotiating one, and countries covered by the European Neighbourhood policy.


Marie Curie Action:

  • Marie Curie International Research Staff Exchange Scheme: Support for training and career development of researchers.

European community funding

The Community provisional funding available for the call for proposals is:

  • 30,00 Million EUR (Annual budget for 2009)

All the important deadlines

  • 27 March 2009 - 12 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Useful documents

  • Call for Proposals International Research Staff Exchange Scheme (Legal base)

Organisations eligible to participate

Opened to the following bodies or institutes with legal status established in the covered areas:

  • Universities
  • Any legal organisation
  • Non profit organisations
  • Non-governmental organization

Covered areas

Bodies or institutes must have their registered legal seat in one of the countries taking part in the Programme which are:

  • European Union (EU)

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for Research

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