Interested in Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship at the University of Oulu?

If you are an experienced researcher and would like to do research abroad – at one of the northernmost universities in the world – University of Oulu can be the place for you. The multidisciplinary university located in the north of Finland has ten faculties which range from humanities and medicine to business, science and technology. The structure of the University and its wide collaboration network allows it to build multidisciplinary projects, conduct high level research and contribute to solving global challenges in the following five focus areas:

  • Sustainable materials and systems
  • Lifelong health
  • Digitalization and smart society
  • Changing climate and northern environment
  • Understanding humans in change

Are you our candidate?

The following research groups at the University of Oulu are currently looking for applicants for the MSCA Individual Fellowship call 2020. Read more about the groups and their research topics below:


Next steps

    1. If you are interested, we ask you to contact the contact person of the respective group and send him/her your CV and a cover letter describing your interest and project idea briefly by 6 May 2020.

    2. We will contact the suitable candidates and support you in developing the proposal as it is important it is done jointly with the host organisation.

    3. You submit the proposal by the MSCA IF 2020 call deadline 9.9.2020. Then we wait for the results and hope to have the opportunity to host you at the University of Oulu.


    Who can apply for MSCA IF?

    MSCA Individual Fellowships funds researchers looking to enhance their career development by working abroad. It provides grants for experienced researchers to support their mobility, research project and training both within and outside of Europe. The scheme:

    • Covers all research areas
    • Is aimed at researchers with a doctoral degree or at least four years’ full-time research experience by the time of the call deadline 9.9.2020
    • More information: MSCA IF