In this page you will find a summary of the current info on European Research Council (ERC) calls and preparation support at the UT. Please get in touch with Telma Esteves ( if you have any question and/or are considering to apply.

Next ERC call is ERC Advanced-2016, deadline on 1st September 2016

2017 call deadlines (given as tentative)

  • ERC-Starting Grant* - 18th October 2016
  • ERC-Consolidator** -  9th February 2017
  • ERC-Advanced Grant - 31st August 2017

*PhD awarded from 1st January 2010 until 1st January 2015 inclusive
**PhD awarded from 1st January 2005 until 31st December 2009 inclusive

Next UT training for ERC Starting and Consolidators starts on Tuesday 28th June 2016 -
Information session on ERC Grants by RVO
, Utrecht 21st June 2016

Draft ERC Work Programme 2017 (officially out this Summer) here

Through the grapevines…
the ERC plans to reintroduce the ERC-Synergy Grant, potentially already in 2018.

update 25.05.2016