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IDEAS FOR POLAND┋Programme for ERC Starting Grant awardees who intend to pursue these projects in Poland

Programme for persons carrying out projects funded by the European Research Council pursuant to an ERC Starting Grant in competitions conducted in the EU’s 7th Research Framework Programme who intend to pursue these projects in Poland.


The objective of the program is to encourage young, brilliant researchers from all over the world to choose Poland as the place to carry out their research projects submitted for the ERC competition. The program is designed for people whose previous scientific record demonstrates they are highly independent as researchers and warrants they will conduct world-class quality research.


Winners of ERC Starting Grants competitions in the EU’s 7th Research Framework Programme who decide to implement the grant in Poland.


Subsidies can be granted directly after winning an ERC grant and during the project. The maximum subsidized period is 3 years and depends on the time of receiving the ERC grant and the appraisal of scientific achievements of the winner. The subsidy can be granted only once.


Pursuing research in a Polish research center will be the condition of receiving the subsidy.

The Programme is implemented in the form of an open competition covering all fields of science, and applications are accepted continually. The basis of the applicants evaluation are: scientific career and major achievements, scientific value of the project subbmited for the ERC Starting Grant.

Call closing date

Please contact the programme coordinator directly.

1-3 years
Europe Poland European Union
Humanities Anthropology & Ethnology Archaeology Architecture Art & Art History Classical Studies Digital Humanities History Linguistics Literature Media Studies Music & Musicology Philosophy Religion & Theology Social sciences Business and Administrative Sciences Communication Sciences Demography Economics Environmental Sciences Gender Studies Geography International Relations Law Pedagogic & Education Research Political science Psychology & Cognitive Sciences Social Anthropology Sociology Other Agronomy Biology Chemistry Computer science Engineering Mathematics Medicine Physics
Required post-doc experience: 
between 0 and 7 years
H2020 programme type
Excellent Science European Research Council (ERC)