Marie Curie Masterclass, Nat Tech 2020

Please find all information on the Marie Curie Master Class 2020 here. The Master class takes place on May 12 - 14 2020 in Aarhus.

The purpose of the Master Class is to attract young talents to Faculty of Natural Sciences and Faculty of Technical Sciences through the Marie S. Curie Programme in H2020.

The programme in Aarhus includes a two day workshop, where the applicants meet the departments, work on their applications and are introduced to Aarhus University.

Deadlines and important dates

January 29, 2020: Deadline for supervisors to submit applications to the local research committees

February 21, 2020: Deadline for the local research committees to send prioritised and assessed applications to the steering committee. Please send the applications to Ida Marie Gerdes:

End of February 2020: Information to departments about accepted candidates. Departments inform candidates and remind them to apply for visa, if needed

April 8, 2020: The final call is expected

April/May: 2020 Information meeting for supervisors and scientific coordinators

May 12 - 14, 2020: Marie Curie Master Class

9 September, 2020: Deadline for the MSCA-IF

9 February 2021: Results of applications expected

Templates for department scientific coordinators


Template for information mail to supervisors

Template for prioritised candidates for Marie Curie Master Class 2020

Template for nomination of candidates for Marie Curie Master Class 2020

Template for invitation mail to candidates (via supervisors)

Information to accepted candidates (will follow):

Infomail to Masterclass participants 2020

Welcome Letter (for visa applications)

Programme for Master Class in May 12-14, 2020

Marie Sklodowska-Curie Masterclass 2020,
Natural Sciences and Technical Sciences,

Aarhus University

Tuesday 12 May – Thursday 14 May 2020


Monday 11 May

Check in at hotel:

Day 1: Tuesday 12 May


At the department with supervisor and research group



1253 - 317 William Scharff (Søauditorierne), Wilhelm Meyers Allé, 8000 Aarhus C


12.30 - 13 pm:


1.00 - 1.10 pm:
Welcome and introduction

Chair of steering committee professor Torben Heick Jensen


01.10 - 06.15 pm:
(incl. coffee break) – Research Support Office


Programme for workshop:

·         Scope and framing

·         Introduction to the MSCA programme

·         Section 1, EXCELLENCE + exercises

·         Section 2, IMPACT + exercises

·         Administrative forms (part A)


06.30 - 9.30 pm:

Dinner at Kemisk Kantine (participants, supervisors, scientific coordinators and steering committee)


Department of Chemistry, building 1510

Langelandsgade 140

8000 Aarhus C 


Day 2: Wednesday 13 May


Mogens Zieler Stuen,

Stakladen, Fredrik Nielsens Vej 2, Bldg. 1421, 8000 Aarhus C


8:45 - 12:00:
(incl. coffee break) – Research Support Office


Programme for workshop:

·         Section 3, IMPLEMENTATION + exercises

·         Section 4 - CV

·         Presentation by an MSCA IF evaluator


12.00 - 12.45:


12.45 - 3.50 pm.:

Workshop (incl. coffee break) – Research Support Office


Programme for workshop (continued):

·         Section 5 and 6

·         Abstract + exercises

·         Evaluator excercise


Afternoon: For participants from abroad


3.40 - 4.00 pm:
Walk to the AIAS building, Auditorium


4.00 - 5.00 pm:

Presentation from International Academic Staff Services


The presentation will cover:

·          Welcome to Aarhus and Denmark

·          International Academic Staff:  Who are we, how can we help

·         Working at Aarhus University

·          Living in Aarhus

·          Personel experience from a current Marie Curie fellow


5.00 - 6.00 pm:

·          Optional: Guided tour on campus by student assistants from International Center


Evening: Time off/on your own/enjoy the city


Day 3: Thursday 16 May

Morning: Check out

Programme at the department with supervisor and research group (incl. lunch)


Support from Scientific Coordinator


Hotline to Research Support Office (by e-mail or telephone)