Information Session for potential ERC Candidates

Are you ready to prepare your application for ERC funding and pursue cutting-edge research at the frontiers of knowledge across Europe?

ERC Representatives will be in Zurich to directly interact with potential ERC candidates. We are happy to announce Dr. Carmen García Fernández, Head of Sector, and Dr. Maria Siomos, Research Programme Agent and Panel Coordinator. This is your chance to receive first-hand information and hear all you need to know about applying to the ERC.

The goal of the European Research Council is to provide attractive, long-term funding to support excellent investigators and their research teams to pursue ground-breaking, high-gain/ high-risk fundamental research.

Applications can be made in any field of research. If you have been awarded your PhD prior to 1 January 2016 you are eligible for grants of between EUR 1.5m and 3.5m for projects of up to 5 years, depending on the date of your PhD diploma and the project duration.

The event takes place on April 6, 2017; 16:30 to 18:00 at University of Zurich, RAA-G-01 ( The event is free of charge. Please register asap using the link to the right.