International Calls

The main funding source for research and innovation at the European level is Horizon 2020, the EU Framework Programme (2014-2020).

The Internationalization Research Unit provides support for projects related to ERC priorities and Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions in the Excellence Science Pillar.

For information on international funding opportunities and support for the presentation and management of collaborative research projects in Horizon 2020, please contact the Grant Office Unit.

Horizon 2020 is the main EU programme for research and innovation funding with an allocated budget of nearly 80 billion euro over a seven-year period (2014-2020). Calls are available on the EU Participant Portal.

Horizon 2020 includes a range of different actions. Please click on the individual action to access its specific description:


Excellent Science

Industrial Leadership

Societal Challenges

Transversal Actions


Horizon 2020 - Sapienza Reference Legislation

Horizon 2020 – Document Templates




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