DiXiT offers 12 Marie Curie fellowships to early stage researchers (ESRs) for a period of 3 years and 5 Marie Curie fellowships to experienced researchers (ERs) for a period of 12 to 20 months.

Here you can still view the general announcement of the first application period.

ER 2 is now open for applications - see the local announcement!

Most of the fellowships, including all the ESR positions, have started in April 2014. Four ER fellowships which will start later according to the start date of the individual research project.


Here is a checklist of what you have to do if you want to apply:

  1. Check the eligibility criteria to confirm your eligibility.

  2. You will have to send your application directly to the institution hosting the desired fellowship. For this, please follow the application rules as specified within the local announcements of the fellowships (to be found here).

  3. Applications for more than one post are welcome but they have to be indicated (see 4.)

  4. Download the DiXiT application form for ER (PDF) and complete it on the computer. The application form has to be filled in by every applicant! If you applied for several fellowships, you should state so in the DiXiT application form.

  5. Send the completed DiXiT application form to dixit-info(at)uni-koeln.de (don't forget the signature!).

Summary: You have to send the application documents to the hosting institution(s) (depending on their requirements as found in the local announcements) and the DiXiT application form to the Coordinator Cologne (dixit-info(at)uni-koeln.de). The deadlines can be found in the announcements.