Applications

This page provides an overview of how to apply for a grant from the European Research Council (ERC).

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Applications may be submitted each year once calls for proposals have been published. Researchers or Principal Investigators (PIs) must submit their applications in cooperation with a host institution (HI). The application must be submitted online via the Funding & Tenders Portal.

Current Calls

The following ERC calls are currently open for application or will be opened soon:

StG

Starting Grants (StG) Call 2023 is open. The deadline for submission is 25 October 2022.

As always, the NCP ERC will be happy to answer your questions and provide advice. Please note here that for German HI StG applications, we will accept applications for proofreading until October 4, 2022, 17:00 at the latest.

CoG

Die Consolidator Grants (CoG) Call 2023 is open. The deadline for submission will be February 2, 2023.

SyG

The Synergy Grants (CoG) 2023 is open. The deadline for submission is November 8, 2022.

As always, the NCP ERC will be happy to answer your questions and provide advice. Please note here that for German HI SyG applications, we will accept applications for proofreading until October 18, 2022, 17:00 at the latest.

The following ERC calls are currently open for application or will be opened soon:

In 2022, two calls for Proof of Concept (PoC) Calls are planned.

ERC-2022-PoC2 call has been open since 16 November 2021 and has three cut-of-dates: 15 February 2022, 19 May 2022 and 29 September 2022.

Further Documents:

The National Contact Point European Research Council (NKS ERC) is happy to help you with questions and advice. Please note that we can only accept your draft-applications for proof-reading up to three weeks before the applicable deadline.

Deadline Overview for the ERC-Work Programme 2022

  • Starting Grants: 13 January 2022
  • Consolidator Grants: 17 March 2022
  • Advanced Grants: 28 April 2022
  • Proof of Concept:
    ERC-2022-PoC2: 15 February 2022, 19 May 2022 and
    ERC-2022-PoC3: 29 September 2022, 11 January 2022
  • Synergy Grants: 10 November 2021

ERC-Work Programme 2022

Deadline Overview for the ERC-Work Programme 2023