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Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions: €470 million for 1800 PhD candidates

May 24, 2019 | News

(24 May 2019) – The European Commission has announced that it will support 128 Innovative Training Networks – involving 1 389 organisations in 56 countries – under its Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) Programme.

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions
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With a budget of 470 million, MSCA will fund the networks’ top-notch research and training programmes, and will open the opportunity for over 1 800 PhD candidates to complete their doctoral training abroad.

The 128 doctoral training programmes selected include 16 European Industrial Doctorates, in which non-academic organisations have an equal role to universities, and 9 European Joint Doctorates delivered by several universities.

The selected projects cover a variety of research areas such as engineering and communication, environment, health and palaeontology. The grant agreements will be signed on 15 August and will last four years.

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