ERC Work Programme 2018


Annual work programme for the European Research Council funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Framework Programme for Research and Innovation

Please find here the respective call deadlines:

  • Starting Grant 2018: October 17th, 2017
    For promising early-career researchers with 2 to 7 years experience after PhD
  • Consolidator Grant 2018: February 15th, 2018
    For excellent researchers with 7 to 12 years experience after PhD
  • Advanced Grant 2018: August 30th, 2018
    For established research leaders with a recognised track record of research achievements
  • Synergy Grant 2018: November 14th, 2017
    To address ambitious research questions that can only be answered by the coordinated work of a small group of 2-4 principal Investigators
  • Proof of Concept 2018: January 16th, April 18th and September 11th, 2018
    For existing ERC grant holders to bring their research ideas closer to market
please notice the internal submission procedure:
  1. submit (electronically) your application (full proposal) 2 weeks prior deadline to the University Office for Research Services & Career Development (
  2. Please have a closer look to the FAQs Horizon 2020 at the University of Vienna [Research Services UniVie]