Application Procedure

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 (see the initial general announcement).

Most of the fellowships have started in April 2014 or shortly thereafter. Some ER fellowships will start later according to the start date of the individual research projects. If a fellowship is open for applications, it will be announced in the News section and also stated here.


All fellowships are now closed for applications.



Here is a checklist of what you have to do if you want to apply, given that there is a vacancy:

  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: ESR | ER).
  3. Download the DiXiT application form (ESR | ER) and complete it on the computer. The application form has to be filled in by every applicant.
  4. Send the completed DiXiT application form to dixit-info(at) (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) The deadlines can be found in the announcements.