Call for Marie Curie Masterclass

Science and Technology has decided to invite to a Marie Curie Masterclass again, with the intention to increase the success rate on applications for Marie Skłodowska-Curie - Individual Fellowships (post-doctoral fellowship).

09.01.2018 | Andy Drysdale

The programme includes a 2-day workshop in May 2018, organized by the Faculty and the Research Support Office at AU, where the applicants work on their applications, get introduced to Aarhus University and have time to develop the research project in collaboration with the potential supervisor.

The programme is supported by the ST Research committee at the Faculty and we expect approx. sixty external candidates (some applicants may already reside in Aarhus/Roskilde).

All group leaders are strongly encouraged to search their networks for possible applicants. Please notice that the MSCA-IF has a strong focus on the fellows’ career and it should be clear how the fellowship will improve the future career prospects of the candidate.

If you have 1 (or more) suitable candidates, please make sure that you are available during the 3 –day workshop (May 15 – 17, 2018). An informal application consisting of the attached application form and the applicant’s CV, should be e-mailed to the chairman of the research committee at the department no later than January 29th 2018. The local research committee will prioritize the applications before submitting to the steering group at the faculty.

 About the applicant:

  • Can move from any country in the world
  • Must have (1) a PhD degree or (2) at least 4 years of full-time research experience at the time of application (September 12, 2018)
  • Must not have resided in Denmark for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to the deadline of submission (September 12, 2018)
  • Must have an excellent CV; at least one first-authorship in an excellent peer-reviewed journal or equivalent according to scientific field


  • January 29th 2018:  Deadline for submission of application to the chairman of the research committee at the department
  • February 12th 2018: The department must submit the department’s applications to the steering committee at the Faculty  
  • Medio February 2018: Info to applicants
  • May 15-17, 2018: Marie Skłodowska Curie Master Class
  • September 12, 2018: deadline for submission of Marie Curie - Individual Fellowships

Additional information:

If you have any questions about the Marie Curie Masterclass or the Marie Skłodowska Curie Individual Fellowship program in general, please contact Andy Drysdale,

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