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Politecnico di Milano is launching the second edition of the Master Class (MSCA EF MASTER CLASS 2019 @ POLIMI) for potential applicants to the MSCA - European Individual Fellowship call 2019.

The aim of the call is to attract and train young and talented researchers to successfully applying for MSCA European Fellowship with the Politecnico di Milano as host institution.

Candidates will be pre-selected based on their expression of interest, CV and motivation. Promising candidates will be invited to the Politecnico di Milano for 3 days (10-12 June 2019) to meet with their supervisors, to visit laboratories and facilities, to attend an in depth training course on the proposal writing and to make use of full support in the application writing process by POLIMI advisors.

Candidate fellows and supervisors will be guided throughout the whole application process with deadline on 11th September 2019. Only those who get funding through the European Commission’s MSCA IF program will be admitted to Politecnico di Milano.

Applications are open for the published 26 “Supervisors’ project proposals”.

Download supervisors project proposals


POLIMI Research AreaDepartmentSupervisorProposal title
Health; Industry 4.0DCMCAndrea MELENMR Spectroscopy for structure and dynamics of materials

ENV_Environmental and Geosciences


Politecnico di Milano will organize and cover directly the travel and accommodations expenses (for a maximum of 2.500 euro) for the selected candidates.

Application deadline: May 2nd 2019.

There are three main requirements of eligibility:

  1. Applicants must have a PhD (or equivalent research experience of at least four years’ full time research experience by the time of the call deadline: September 11th 2019)
  2. Applicants can be of any nationality but must not have lived or worked in Italy for more than 12 months during the three years up to the closing date of the call (mobility rule)
  3. The applicants must choose the Politecnico di Milano as their Host Institution

In order to apply the applicants must choose one of the “Supervisors project proposals” and send the following forms as pdf files to: mscamasterclass(at) 

  1. Curriculum vitae and publications list
  2. Letter of motivation and research statement
  3. Eligibility Self-declaration

All forms are compulsory.

The Politecnico di Milano team will verify candidates eligibility and send the applications to Supervisors taking in consideration the choice expressed by candidates in their application forms.

Supervisors will select one candidate per each “Supervisor project proposal”.

The selected candidates will be contacted by Politecnico di Milano team and will be invited to the Politecnico di Milano for 3 days (10-12 June 2019) to attend the MSCA MASTER CLASS.

Please contact mscamasterclass(at) for any questions on the funding scheme and the MSCA program.

MSCA Seal of Excellence @ POLIMI

The best 5 Marie Sklodowska Curie European Fellows hosted by Politecnico di Milano, not funded by the EC but awarded with the Seal of Excellence by the EC in the H2020-MSCA-IF-2019 (European Fellowship), will be offered a postdoc position for two years with 40.000€/year (gross amount) as salary and 20.000€ for startup fund for research activities, training and networking.