Events and workshops

Workshop ERC Consolidator Grant Application 11th September 2024

Do you plan to submit a proposal to ERC Consolidator Grant?

This hands-on peer-to-peer workshop will prepare you for applying to the ERC CoG 2025 call with an expected deadline in January 2025

Target group: Researchers with a ground-breaking research idea and an excellent track-record from all faculties at Aarhus University are welcome.

The workshop is relevant for researchers with a strong intention of applying for ERC Consolidator Grant. If you have general questions about ERC, the workshop is not for you, but you are more than welcome to contact the RSO.

The workshop is not targeted administrative employees.

There will be a maximum of 40 participants.


   11 th of September 2024


12:30 — 16:00


   Navitas, Inge Lehmanns Gade 10, Bld. 3210, 5th floor, room 060


  • 12.30 – 13.00: Introduction to ERC Consolidator Grant application and its key concepts by the Research Support Office (RSO).
  • 13.00 – 13.20: Presentation by an ERC CoG grant holder from AU
    The grant holder will share his/her experiences with the application process and provide advice for applicants.
  • 13.20 – 13.45 Q&A
  • 13.45 – 14.00: Break
  • 14.00- 16.00: Parallel pitch sessions (according to ERC evaluation domains: Physical Sciences and Engineering, Life Sciences, Social Sciences and Humanities).


Participants will be asked to pitch their ERC project idea (5 minutes each).

Participants will receive feedback (approx. 10 minutes) from other participants, AU ERC grantees and Research Advisors from the RSO.

The success of the workshop is depending on all participants actively engaging in the feedback to each other’s pitches.

  • 16:00: End of the workshop


Participants are expected to send their pitch to the RSO on a given deadline. Sending your pitch is an absolute prerequisite for attending the workshop.

Participants will receive detailed information on the pitch session after the registration deadline, including a pitch template.

Sign up with the following link no later than 6 August 2024.

If any questions, please contact Karen Matthisson 

Except for week 29 & 30 when RSO is closed and week 31 where you can contact Lea Graugaard Jensen 

Please notice that all participants declare to keep any documents and discussions fully confidential.