Interview training for the ERC Consolidator grant

The Swedish Research Council is organising a workshop serie for European Research Council (ERC) Consolidator grant (CoG) candidates to obtain advice and inspiration for ERC CoG interviews.


29 November 2021 - 6 December 2021


29 November 14.00–15.00

1 December 9.00–12.00

2 December 13.30–14.30

6 December 14.00–15.00


Digital meeting via Zoom. The link will be sent shortly before the workshop.


Registration is open until the day before each interview training workshop.

Researchers applying with Swedish universities as host institutions that have been progressed to the second stage of the application process and have been invited to the ERC Consolidator grant (CoG) interviews are welcome to register for these events. Administrative staff at Swedish universities who work with research support for ERC applicants are also welcome to participate.

The workshop serie aim to prepare candidates for the interview with the ERC panel. The candidates will have the opportunity to meet and obtain information from previous ERC CoG recipients and to practice their presentation technique with a professional coach. 

The workshop at December 1 is recommended for everyone. The other three webinars are your choice, participate in one or all events. The workshops will be held in English.




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