Marie Sklodowska Curie Individual Fellowships

Apply with Ghent University as your future Host Institution

Are you looking for a vibrant research environment to perform a postdoctoral fellowship funded by the Marie Sklodowska Curie Actions  of the European Commission? These fellowships allow you to develop your research career and improve your prospects, or to restart your career after a break or a research stay outside of Europe.

Who can apply?

  • Dedicated postdoctoral researchers having a PhD or at least 4 years of research experience, of any nationality and in any research area
  • Mobility is key: you have to move to another country

Find a match

Find a research group at Ghent University, which you would like to join in our Research Directory.  A joint application can only be considered in case there is a match with a supervisor who is a full professor at Ghent University.

What can Ghent University offer you?

Our EU-office can support you in your application. Contact us at your earliest convenience. We can help you check your eligibility and support you in the proposal writing stage.

If you are selected, we support you with all administrative, legal and financial issues during the entire project.


The deadline of the MSCA-IF call is 12 september 2018, 17:00 CET.

You need to notify our EU-office at your earliest convenience, but no later than August 16th 2018 if you want feedback on your proposal. This service will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis.

Why UGent?

Ghent University is a top 100 university and one of the major universities in Belgium. Our 11 faculties offer a wide range of courses and conduct in-depth research within a wide range of scientific domains. We are a socially committed and pluralistic university that is open to all students, regardless of their ideological, political, cultural or social background. Read our Mission Statement.


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Contact our EU Office via . They will be glad to assist you.