What is the ERC (European Research Council)? Find more information here:


-ERC website
-Euresearch: the Swiss guide to European research & innovation





Q: Can a full professor apply for an ERC Starting or Consolidator Grant?

Anyone who is formally eligible!
For StG calls 2018:  PIs should have been awarded the first PhD at least 2 and up to 7 years prior to 1 January 2018.
For CoG calls 2018: PIs should be awarded the first PhD at least 7 and up to 12 years prior to 1 January 2018.
There is no restriction that full professors cannot be funded in the StG or CoG scheme.