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University of Basel

European Research Council (ERC)

The European Research Council, as part of the European Union's Research Framework Programme Horizon2020 (running from 2014-2020), supports ground-breaking, innovative projects from excellent researchers.

More than 40 researchers from the University of Basel have received one of these prestigious and highly competitive Grants. The funded projects address a wide range of academic fields, from Theology to Quantum Physics.

Calls for ERC proposals are categorised according to the career stage:

  • Starting Grants: for top researchers with 2-7 years post-PhD experience
  • Consolidator Grants: for top researchers with 7-12 years post-PhD experience
  • Advanced Grants: for established researchers

As well as

  • Synergy Grants: for 2-4 outstanding researchers from any area of research or scholarship working together.
  • Proof of Concept projects: for ERC grantees

Upcoming Deadlines of the 2019 Call:

  • Starting Grant: 16th October 2019
  • Synergy Grants: 5th November 2019
  • Consolidator Grants: 4th February 2020
  • Advanced Grants: 29th August 2019
  • Proof of Concept grants:  19th September 2019



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