Call for proposals 2021 - MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowships 2021 HORIZON-MSCA-2021-PF-01 Open!


Proposals under this Action should contribute to the following expected impacts:

  • Enhance the creative and innovative potential of researchers holding a PhD and wishing to diversify their individual competences and skills through advanced training, international, interdisciplinary and inter-sectoral mobility while implementing excellent research projects across all sectors of research;
  • Strengthen Europe's human capital base in R&I with better trained, innovative and entrepreneurial researchers;
  • Enhance the quality of R&I contributing to Europe's competitiveness and growth;
  • Contribute to Europe's attractiveness as a leading destination for R&I and for good working conditions of researchers;
  • Facilitate knowledge transfer and brain circulation across the ERA;
  • Foster the culture of open science, innovation and entrepreneurship.



This call covers the following topics:

  • HORIZON-MSCA-2021-PF-01-01: MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowships 2021 (HORIZON-TMA-MSCA-PF-EF - HORIZON TMA MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowships - European Fellowships)

European community funding

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

  • 242,00 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 12 October 2021 - in 18 days (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Work Program (Legal base)

Organisations eligible to participate

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

  • Any legal organisation

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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