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Q: What is the reference date for the calculation of the PI’s eligibility period?

The reference date for the calculation of the beginning of the eligibility period is the date of the actual award of the degree according to the national rules in the country that the degree was awarded and the 1st of January of the respective call year (i.e. for calls 2018 this would be the 1st of January 2018).