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The EU or European Union is an economic and political union of 28 European member states.

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Dependence of EU universities on external funding

Are EU universities as of 2019 more dependent on external funding than 20 or 40 years ago? Is there any EU policy on increasing external private funds and reducing public funding?
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MSCA-IF outcome 2019 [closed]

We just received our MSCA result. Our proposal is in reserve list having score 92.4%. Is there any chance to get fund in the future?
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How likely is it that a UK or EU PhD in STEM has to be self funded?

I am an EU citizen interested in pursuing a physics PhD in either a UK university or an European one. It looks like PhD fees for UK universities are so much higher than EU universities, so my issue ...
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Does the GDPR entitle students to see their recommendation letters?

If I am correctly informed, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) entitles any EU and EEA citizen to have right of access of any data stored about them (and non-EU/EEA citizens such access to ...
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What is the advantage of having a 'doctor europaeus' certified doctorate degree? [duplicate]

Universities in European Union countries have the possibility of issuing a PhD degree that is certified as "doctor europaeus" if the PhD student fulfills a certain list of 4 requirements, although ...
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Is there an independent organisation that oversees the professional conduct of researchers in the UK/EU?

By professional conduct, I refer to issues related to how a researcher manages his/her research group, including funding (both research and salary) and human resource issue. For example, there is the ...
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Scholarships in UK _only_ for UK/EU nationals [duplicate]

It came to my attention the following advertisement (for a UK institution): PhD studentships for UK and EU nationals are available. For UK and EU exclusively? So all other nationals are excluded ...
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Using public profile data from website for research

A member of our department plans to download millions of profiles from a public website. The data is freely accessible after you have logged in, though there is a company behind the website that does ...
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Centralized DB For EU Projects' Publications & Deliverables

A lot of times I face a difficulty in finding the public deliverables and/or publications lists of EU FP6 and even EU FP7 projects. Usually, these are hosted on the respective projects' websites. ...
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Does scientific experience matter for a funded PhD application?

I have some scientific experience, some papers in conference journals with impact factor, and a couple of papers in scientific journals. I am in a bad situation and may be unable to keep my current ...
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Query for a PhD

I have completed my bachelor.I have the following question 1)is it possible in any country of Europe to do a phD without a masters degree?
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Any good source of information on EU based postdoctoral/researcher funding opportunities

I have read several posts on the forum but there seems no good information hub for EU based postdoctoral/researcher funding opportunities. I will be grateful if someone can give me a start. By the ...
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Did MSCA supersede MCA or do both still fund new projects?

According to the page About the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions: As of January 2014, with the move to Horizon 2020, the Marie Curie Actions are now called the Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions (MSCA). ...
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Workshop(s) for application to Marie Curie postdoctoral Fellowships (formerly IIF, IEF and IOF, now just IF)

I believe there are workshops offered to people who want to prepare application to Marie Curie postdoctoral fellowships (now part of the Individual Fellowships offered by them). I am trying to find ...
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Two questions on Marie Curie Actions and current open calls

a) There seems to be a fellowship for 'experienced' researchers (link below), which seems different than IIF, IEF or IOF, it's called 'IF' (Individual Fellowship). The recent call link is: http://ec....
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What to do when you get a grant and move to another institution

My general question is; let's say that you are PI and apply individually or jointly with other research groups to a grant, and you get it. After some months, you move to another institution; can you ...