Palaeo: Funding Available

Funding is in Euro 

Researchers receive country-dependent living allowances along with mobility and travel allowances that depend on their family circumstances. In addition, the provision of maternity/parental leave is envisaged.

The following details are provided as a guide. Further details can be found in the Handbook

Definitions of the Allowances

(a) Basic Living Allowance

For each eligible researcher, the host organisation can opt between recruiting him/her under an employment contract or a fixed-amount stipend.

 

For each eligible researcher, the host organisation can opt between recruiting him/her under an employment contract or a fixed-amount stipend.

Categories
Researchers
appointed under an
employment contract
(€/year)1

Researchers
receiving a fixed amount stipend
(€/year)2

Early stage researchers
(<4 years experience)
29 000
14 500

(b) Travel Allowance

Distance 1 (km)
Fixed-amount
contribution (€)
< 500
250
500 - 1.000
500
1.000 - 1.500
750
1.500 - 2.500
1 000
2.500 - 5.000
1 500
5.000 - 10.000
2 000
>10.000
2 500

1 Direct distance (as the crow flies) based on latitude and longitude between the two locations.

(c) Mobility Allowance

  • 900€ per person-month for a researcher that has undertaken transnational mobility and is married or has an equivalent status as recognised by the national legislation of the country in which the host is located;
  • 600€ per person-month for a researcher that has undertaken transnational mobility but is not married or equivalent;

No mobility allowance is paid to researchers that have not undertaken physical transnational mobility (e.g. for those researchers working in an International Organisation in their country of origin).
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1 These monthly allowances include all compulsory deductions under national applicable legislation.
2 Researchers can only be appointed under a fixed-amount stipend if this is compatible with national legislation and if social security is provided.

Further details of Marie Curie Early Stage Training can be found in the Handbook (pdf 1043 kb).