Call for Marie S. Curie Fellowship applications @ NOVA FCSH

Are you a (pos)doctoral researcher or have you research experience? Are you looking for a change in your career with an international experience? Then, Marie Sklodowska-Curie individual fellowships (Marie Curie IF) may be what you’re looking for.

Marie Curie IF fellowships funds the mobility of researchers looking to improve their research career and skills with the development of a research project abroad. NOVA FCSH opens a call for receiving Expressions of Interest for MSCA Individual Fellowships that wish to have one of our Research Units as host institution. Developing your project at NOVA FCSH will allow researchers to develop their work in a dynamic, interdisciplinary and international environment of top research, while benefiting from an attractive remuneration.

Who can apply

Interested researchers can be of any nationality but cannot have resided or carried out their main research activity in Portugal for more than 12 months before September 9, 2020. By applying for NOVA FCSH, researchers will also have access to additional funding € 7M for Widening Fellowships to promote applicant mobility to Widening countries (where Portugal is included).

Supervisors and projects open to participation

Consult the projects already available in the various NOVA Research Units and get in touch with the Principal Investigators (supervisors), detailing the your motivation, Curriculum Vitae and work plan.

If you want to disclose your expression of interest to be a supervisor for Marie Curie IF, contact your Research Unit and see your profile disseminated at the NOVA and NOVA FCSH networks.


NOVA FCSH is today the largest and most diversified Portuguese research institution in Social and Human Sciences, leader in national research in most cited publications (CWTS Leiden Ranking 2019). It hosts 16 Research Units with around 1,500 researchers. Recognized for its search for interdisciplinarity, NOVA FCSH develops its research around four Thematic areas:

  • Public Policies and Sustainable Development
  • Values, Governance and Citizenship
  • Memory, Heritage and Cultural and Natural Heritage
  • Arts and Art Studies
  • Get to know all the facts and figures of NOVA FCSH.

Support for applicants

NOVA FCSH Research Support Division will assist candidates with the preparation of their application, looking for potential supervisors and providing strategic information an«bout the host institution. We invite all applicants to participate in the Marie Curie IF @ NOVA FCSH Open Day that will take place online on July 10 to get to know the institution, the research units that can host your research project, as well as to receive tips from Marie Curie Fellows to improve your application.

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