ERC Calls

To apply for calls, and to find the relevant documentation, you need to go to the EU's Funding and Tenders Portal. For details about each of the different types of grants listed below, see our ERC Schemes page.

2021 Work Programme

Open and Upcoming Calls 

2021 Starting Grant (ERC-2021-StG*)
Opening date: 25 February 2021
Deadline for submission: 8 April 2021
*The submission link is expected to be available on the Funding and Tenders Portal shortly. Meanwhile, applicants can find the editable templates of Part B1, Part B2 and of the Host Institution Letter on the ERC website homepage.

2021 Consolidator Grant (ERC-2021-CoG)
Opening date: 11 March 2021
Deadline for submission: 20 April 2021

2021 Advanced Grant (ERC-2021-AdG)
Opening date: 20 May 2021
Deadline for submission: 31 Aug 2021

Synergy Grants will not be available under this work programme. Nonetheless, the ERC Scientific Council is expecting to be able to open the first Synergy Grant call in summer 2021, with funding provided under the 2022 work programme.

Proof of Concept Grants will not be available under this work programme, but a call is expected to open in the second half of 2021, with funding provided under the 2022 work programme.


Closed Calls with Ongoing Evaluation Process

2020 Advanced Grant (ERC-2020-AdG)
Call closed: 26 August 2020
ERC Timeframe for sending evaluation outcomes to applicants

 All other ERC calls from prior to the 2021 Work Programme have already closed, completed their evaluation process and informed applicants at various stages.