Salary of Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship (MSC-IF)

The salary of Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship (MSC-IF) is determined by the European Commission and it is considered as one of the highest salary of  a Postdoctoral scholar. The basic salary is defined according to the following numbers while the country correction coefficient (see below) will be applied depends on the country where the fellow is going to work.

Gross Salary (before tax) 

  • Living Allowance: 4650€/month
  • Mobility Allowance: 600€/month
  • Family Allowance: 500€/month (not applicable for singles!)

As outlined above, the salary will be adjusted by the application of country correction coefficient (CCC) for the cost of living according to the host country. For example, if you plan to carry out your MSC-IF in Germany, the number mentioned above will be multiplied by 0.988 (make it less) while if you do your fellowship in Denmark the payment would be much higher thanks to the high CCC in Denmark (1.335). In short, a married scholar who is holding a MSC-IF to work in a Danish university can earn (as gross) 7780€/month whereas the similar MSC-IF holder in Germany receive 5681€/month. On average, salary of Postdoc holding a MSC-IF in any countries are at least 25% more than normal postdoc in the same country.

You can also find more details about the study programs in various european countries such as admission requirements, the cost of student life, tuition fees and how to apply for a PhD programs.

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