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University of Padua, Italy: Hosting Offer & Application Support for MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowship applicants


The University of Padua is ranked among the top three Italian universities for the quality of research. We offer a great working and environment, good research facilities, performing laboratory equipment as well as the possibility to work with world-class research groups.

We subscribe to the Statement of Commitment for the implementation of the ‘European Charter of Researchers and the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers (C&C)’ and are rewarded by the European Commission with the ‘HR Excellence in Research’ seal. We also act as a Euraxess Contact Point and provide personalized assistance to researchers and their families. 

The University of Padua aims at supporting excellent research to be conducted within its premises and works to attract young researchers carrying out high quality, innovative and ambitious research. The University of Padua has a large community of fellows and ranks second place at national level for number of Individual Fellowships in Horizon 2020. Through a dedicated International Research Office we support Marie Skłodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellow candidates both in the application process and in managing the grant.

If you are a MSCA-PF candidate and are interested in working with us, contact us as soon as possible ( and send us a draft of your project (use the template of the European Commission – Part B) by August 22th, 2023.
 The International Research Office – Individual Grants Team ( will review your proposal and provide you with a step by step guide on how to submit a successful project with the University of Padua.

You are also welcome to participate in the MSCA MaRaThoN@Unipd: Master your Research and Training Needs, an intensive training programme specifically dedicated to researchers willing to apply for the MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowships call in collaboration with a supervisor of the University of Padua.


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