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:

Starting Grant

The deadline for submission for Starting Grants (StG) 2025 is 15 October 2024.

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 17 September 2024, 5 p.m.

Consolidator Grant

The deadline for submission for Consolidator Grants (CoG) Call 2025 is 14 January 2025.

As always, the NCP ERC will be happy to answer your questions and provide advice. Please note here that for German HI CoG applications, we will accept applications for proofreading until 8. December 2024, 5 p.m..

Advanced Grant

The deadline for submission for Advanced Grant (AdG) Call 2025 is 28. August 2024.

The deadline for submission for Advanced Grant (AdG) Call 2024 is 29. August 2024.

As always, the NCP ERC will be happy to answer your questions and provide advice. Please note here that for German HI CoG applications, we will accept applications for proofreading until 1 August 2024, 5 p.m..

Synergy Grant

The deadline for submission for Synergy Grant (SyG) Call 2025 is 6. November 2024.

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 on 9 October 2024, 5 p.m..

Proof of Concept

ERC-2023-PoC call has been open since 16 November 2023 and has two cut-of-dates: 14 March 2024 and 17 September 2024.

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 PoC proof-reading up to two weeks before the applicable deadline.

 

Deadline Overview for the ERC-Work Programme 2024

Deadline Overview for the ERC-Work Programme 2025