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University of Basel

Is the ERC for me?

The ERC funds three main types of Grants according to the career stage of the Principle Investigator:

  • Starting Grants: for top researchers with 2-7 years* post-PhD experience.
    Next deadline: 13th January 2022
  • Consolidator Grants: for top researchers with 7-12 years* post-PhD experience.
    Next deadline: 17th March 2022
  • Advanced Grants: for established researchers with an excellent track-record.
    Next deadline: April 2022

As well as

  • Synergy Grants: for 2-4 outstanding PIs from any area of research or scholarship working together.
    Next deadline: tbc
  • Proof of Concept projects: for ERC grantees
    Next deadlines: 15 Feb 2022 | 19 May 2022 | 29 Sept 2022

* The cut-off date is January 1st of the Call year. Extensions of the eligibility window e.g. in the case of parental leave or clinical training are possible.

Is the ERC for me?

Learn more about the ERC: 

Please contact Eve Silfverberg or Luca Wacker from the Grants Office if you have any questions.

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