Staff Exchange

MSCA Staff Exchange (SE) funds added costs during secondments, staff exchange. The funding is similar to travel grant and does not cover salaries for the staff during the secondment.

Horizon Europe Staff Exchange Calls:

  • MSCA-2021-SE is open with deadline 9 March 2022, 17:00 Brussels time.
  • MSCA-2022-SE Opens 6 October 2022 with deadline 8 March 2023, 17:00 Brussels time.

The staff members can be researchers at any career stage (from doctoral candidates to postdoctoral researchers), as well as administrative, managerial or technical staff supporting the research & innovation activities under the project.

The staff going on the secondments must be employed at the organisation for at least one month full-time equivalent before going on the secondment, i.e. their salaries are already paid by the organisation.

The SE project consists of a network where organizations collaborate in form of a Consortium.

Applicants are Principal Investigators within a consortium or network.


The SE project funds added costs during secondments calculated per month by flat-rate. The budget consists of categories "Staff member unit cost" 2300€ per secondment month, "Research/Training/Networking cost" 1300€ per secondment month and "Management/Indirect cost" 1000€ per secondment month. The budget does not fully cover INDI at KI, therefore please fill and sign in the KI application assurance form below, send to and leave the signed original at the Economy unit at your department.

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