Given the unprecedented situation Europe has been experiencing due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the European Commission launched a dedicated website including information on the latest developments and actions, general advice, useful contacts and links, statistics and various other topics of interest for citizens and institutions.
Interested in research projects and initiatives to tackle the spread of coronavirus and preparedness for other outbreaks?
It is important that you rely only on authoritative sources to get updated information on the COVID-19 outbreak. Follow the advice of public health authorities, and the websites of relevant EU and international organisations: ECDC and WHO.
The European Union and its partners hosted an international pledging marathon during May 2020. The Commission registered €9.8 billion in pledges from donors worldwide during the Coronavirus Global Response pledging event. This included a pledge of €1.4 billion by the Commisison, to ensure the collaborative development and universal deployment of diagnostics, treatments and vaccines against coronavirus.
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EURAXESS - Researchers in Motionis a unique pan-European initiative delivering information and support services to professional researchers. Backed by the European Union, member states and associated countries, it supports researcher mobility and career development, while enhancing scientific collaboration between Europe and the world.
EURAXESS is also your gateway to Science4Refugees, a Commission's initiative helping refugee researchers find suitable jobs in today's challenging research landscape.Part of the initiative, is the Science4Refugees Research Buddies, supporting refugee scientists in finding European researchers to discuss problems, find solutions and study together, by matching their research field, scientific studies and interests.
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Are you looking for someone to join your research team? You can post your vacancies, look through CVs, and create partnerships on EURAXESS.154143
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Are you changing jobs or moving to another country and not sure what to expect? Are you looking for funding ? All the information you need – from the start of your career to retirement – is at your fingertips in WORKING ENVIRONMENT.
If you are a non-EU national, as a researcher you have several ways of entering Europe for work. Discover the Directive for the entry and residence of non-EU researchers adopted in May 2016 which will facilitate your move to Europe, with lots of useful information about your stay.
Even if you haven't thought about retirement yet, it is a good idea to get started now to ensure a comfortable pension. Moving between jobs and countries can cause complications regarding your pension. Find out more about your pension rights in Europe, including the pan-European pension scheme for researchers: RESAVER.
Jobs & Funding: Science4Refugees initiative
Are you a refugee researcher looking for a job in research ? How would feel about being part of a large research community and having your CV data searched by top notch recruiters ? If interested, you can beneficiate from all these, by following two easy steps.
First step: register and create your Researcher profile at the Science4Refugees page. Second step: select "Science4Refugees" in the "Personal Preferences" section of your profile in order to declare your interest in an internship or a job under the Science4Refugees initiative.
Are you an institution looking to recruit talented refugee researchers? When posting offers on EURAXESS, you will able to indicate that the position offered is promoted as a Science4Refugees position.
Are you a refugee researcher looking to stay up to date in your research field? Did you know that there are European researchers out there ready to help you? Have a look at the Science4Refugees Buddy Programme!
Our mission: help you get started in Europe.
In October 2015, the European Commission has launched the Science4Refugees initiative to help refugee scientists and researchers find suitable jobs that both improve their own situation and put their skills and experience to good use in Europe's research system.
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Work on your growth strategy!
EURAXESS supports you through the process of planning and implementing action steps towards your career goals, with the help of its Career Development Centres, useful information, training resources and many more to come!
The EURAXESS Career Development Centres have dedicated staff ready to assist researchers with advice on career development opportunities. Get in touch with them, now!
If you are looking to improve your employability and develop your career with the help of training, you have come to the right place. At EURAXESS we are committed to ease your access to the best research training resources!
FIND MEMBERS is the directory that lets you search for individuals. If your future partner is a researcher/entrepreneur, you are just one click away from getting connected!
As a member of the EURAXESS network, you can use FIND MEMBERS to look up for your fellow colleagues.
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Free personalised assistance
EURAXESS provides practical support to researchers and their families as they relocate for work. This can save employers time and money by helping new recruits with their move abroad.
Are you seeking for personalised, free of charge assistance when relocating for your research project? Don't look further!
Get in touch with the EURAXESS Centres, a network of more than 600 units accross Europe, ready to assist you and your family !
A global network
We live in an increasingly interconnected world. EURAXESS Worldwide offers researchers the opportunity to interact on a global scale. Whether you want to know more about European research policy, funding or further collaboration opportunities, EURAXESS Worldwide has dedicated teams across the world - ASEAN (focus on Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam), China, India, Japan, Korea, Latin America and the Caribbean (focus on Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Columbia and Mexico), North America (Canada and US).
Additionally, a EURAXESS information website for Australia and New Zealand went online in June 2018.
The Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions (MSCA) support Researchers at all stages of their careers, irrespective of nationality. Researchers working across all disciplines are eligible for funding. The MSCA also support industrial doctorates, combining academic research with work experience in companies. Researchers can benefit from innovative training that enhances their employability and career development. In addition to research funding, researchers can benefit from experience abroad and in the private sector. Visit the MSCA website to get more information about various funding schemes and application requirements.
The European Research Council (ERC) funding schemes are open to top researchers of any nationality or age who wish to carry out their frontier research in Member States of the European Union or associated countries. ERC offers different types of grants: Starting Grants, Consolidator Grants, Advanced Grants and Proof of Concept. Check the ERC website for more information.