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Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships (IF)

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Apply for a Fellowship with the University of Primorska and come to Slovenia

Attn.: Researchers who are in possession of a doctoral degree or have at least four years of full-time equivalent research experience

Invitation of the University of Primorska to be chosen as a host institution for the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships – Horizon 2020

In accordance with the Horizon 2020 Work Programme 2016-2017 for Marie Sklodowska Curie Actions, the Call for Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships (IF) will be published on 12 April 2016 with a deadline of 14 September 2016. For more information, please see Horizon 2020 Work Programme 2016-2017 3. Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions.

The Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions aim to support the career development and training of researchers – with a focus on innovation skills – in all scientific disciplines through international and inter-sector mobility. The University of Primorska (www.upr.siinvites foreign researchers to apply for a grant within The Marie Skłodowska-Curie-IF and choose the University of Primorska as a host institution. UP's main research fields are: Biodiversity, Computer Sciences, Health and Health Prevention, Kinesiology, Mathematics, Mediterranean Agriculture and Olive Oil, Psychology, Sustainable Use of Wood, Economy and Management, Educational Sciences, Intercultural studies, History and Heritage, Linguistics, Management, Tourism, Philosophy.

UP has signed the European Charter for Researchers and a Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers. In 2010 the Senate of UP adopted the Human Resources (HR) strategy for researchers (2010-2014); the Action plan for its implementation is in the phase of supplementation. Through these, UP aims to achieve excellence in research to: improve the visibility of UP within ERA and internationally; provide greater internal and external credibility of UP in relation to researchers, public authorities and the public; integrate and actively participate in the international scientific community.

The University of Primorska is a young university which was established due to regional demands and the need for greater availability of higher educational programmes in Slovenia in a bilingual area within the  municipality of Koper/Capodistria. The economy in this region is oriented more or less toward a service economy, especially tourism, casinos, banks, insurance companies, and logistics, with a port among the biggest in the Adriatic region, located at the Coast of Slovenia, bordering Croatia and Italy.  

Deadline Date2016-09-14


Contacts:

Manca Drobne, Head of Research and Development Office
e-mail: manca.drobne@upr.si
tel.: +386 (05) 611 75 01