Advance Grants

What’s the European Research Council (ERC)?

Funding from the European Research Council (ERC), the EU body supporting excellent researchers under the Horizon 2020 program finances unconventional multidisciplinary and bottom-up proposals. The ERC main objective is to strengthen the European "frontier" research, in support of pioneering projects on the initiative of researchers from different scientific, technical and academic fields.

Are you interested in applying for ERC advanced grants?

The call for interest for the 2020 call for proposal expired on 30th June 2020.  

Keep looking at this page for future calls.

Are you an ERC-winner researcher, looking for a host institution?

Choose UniBg as host institution: we will help you to fulfill you project.
The University of Bergamo welcomes researchers from all over the world and offers them the opportunity to work in a challenging academic environment: we invite expression of interest from researchers interested in submitting and ERC grant application with the University of Bergamo as the host institution.

Support offered

  • highly skilled staff ready to offer all the support needed;

  • support and guidance to develop the applications that we judge to be promising and that fit into one of our research area;

Research excellence

  • the University of Bergamo is ranked in the top 100 in The Young University Ranking 2017

Research funds

  • the University of Bergamo offers up to € 50.000 extra research funds for phd scholarship, post-doctoral fellowship and scientific lab equipment;

Extra fundings from Fondazione Cariplo (this grant is subordinated to the approval of the funding Institution), up to 330.000€.
Please consider applying for extra fundings by September 4th 2020.

To register your expression of interest in an ERC Grant with the University of Bergamo as the host institution, please get in touch with us as soon as possible!