Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Postdoctoral Fellowships

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Matej Bel University in Banská Bystrica

member of eMERGE European university alliance

Faculty of Arts

Department of Romance Studies

DEADLINE: 1st June 2021

Under the Horizon Europe framework program, Department of Romance Studies at

the Faculty of Arts of Matej Bel University (UMB) is available to be

your host institution in selected fields of social science and

humanities, Arts, Languages and Sports Sciences at the Marie

Skłodowska-Curie Actions Postdoctoral Fellowships.

eMERGE is a consortium of 6 European public universities:

  • University Rennes 2, France

  • University of Limerick, Ireland

  • University of South Brittany, France

  • Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences, Norway

  • Europa-Universität Flensburg, Germany

  • Matej Bel University in Banská Bystrica, Slovakia

UMB is a public university, member of eMERGE European university alliance.

It unites 7000 students and 530 teachers and researchers including

university professors, researchers, post-doctoral and doctoral fellows. A

predominantly SSH-based focus allows UMB to create a unique and

comprehensive environment, having the resources and facilities to

support research and teaching at both national and international levels.

For more information visit: www.umb.sk


UMB’s Department of Romance Studies focuses on following fields of research:


  1. Marginalisation and related discursive practices,

  2. Sociopragmatics of exolingual communication,

  3. Conception and testing innovative methodologies for culture-based L3 acquisition,

  4. European languages, literatures, cultures and heritage(s),

  5. Management of cultural institutions,

  6. Contrastive terminologies and terminographies,

  7. Identity maps of Global South in Europe.

For thematic areas 1, 2, 4, 6, 7, working languages are Spanish, Italian, French.

For thematic areas 4, 5, English is also accepted as a working language.

For thematic area 3, the working language is French and Spanish.

The Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions – Postdoctoral Fellowships are available

for experienced researchers, of any nationality, who must have spent

less than 12 months in the host country in the past 3 years.

UMB’s Department of Romance Studies welcomes proposals on MARIE


types of action:

  • European Fellowship

  • Global Fellowships

If you wish to have UMB’s Department of Romance Studies as your host

institution please send us your proposal by June 1st, 2021 (12:00, CET)

to monika.korgova@umb.sk. Please identify your e-mail on subject with

MSCA-PF-2021 | NAME SURNAME. The proposal must include:

  1. Full name and e-mail;

  2. CV (max. 5 pages);

  3. Motivation letter (in English, max. 1 page);

  4. Short

    research project (in English, maximum 3 pages). Please organize your

    project with objective, scope and expected impact as described on MSCA

    work plan;

  5. Short

    career development plan (in English, maximum 3 pages). In addition to

    research or innovation objectives, this plan comprises the researcher's

    training and career needs, including training on transferable skills,

    teaching, planning for publications and participation in conferences;

  6. Copy of a relevant publication.