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Center for the Study of Contract Law (CSECL) is offering academic support for outstanding early career researchers in European contract law for their application to the Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellowship.

You are invited to prepare your application with the support of one academic supervisor and the research community from one of the best research centers on private law in Europe.

You are the right fit if…

  • You live outside the Netherlands or have not lived in the Netherlands for over 12 months within the 3 years immediately prior to the call deadline
  • You are willing to spend one or two years doing full-time research at the CSECL and the Amsterdam Law School.
  • Your research has the potential to make a contribution to the CSECL.

During the application process, a CSECL member will act as your academic supervisor, and you will get the opportunity to present your research proposal to CSECL research community. You will also have support of the Amsterdam Law School’s Grant Advisor, who provides strategic support for the Marie Curie application. Granted that the joint submission is awarded, the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action will provide you with an allowance to cover your living, relocation and family expenses and contribute to the overhead of the host organization. Please see Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions website for further information regarding the full extent of the fellowship.

This unique opportunity will give you a competitive edge and allow you to join the excellent research community at the CSECL and the Amsterdam Law School. You will also become a full-time employee at the University of Amsterdam and enjoy all benefits associated with employment.

Application Information

Please email your CV, a list of publications and an outline of your research project, which states clearly the problem you would like to work on as a fellow as well as the methodology you would like to employ to Pinar Palabiyik via We encourage you to apply as early as possible, as we consider applications on a rolling basis. Please visit Marie Skłodowska-Curie fellowship scheme's official website for further information.