UoH is the only university from India to partner University of Siegen in COFUND program

University of Hyderabad (UoH) has been selected as one of the Partnering Institutions for the Marie Sklodowska Curie COFUND program by the European Union (EU). University of Siegen, Germany will be the host institution and the partners include the following:

IBM Research GmbH (CH) University of Cambridge (UK) University of Leeds (UK) Testia GmbH (DE) École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (CH) Stanford University (US)
Institut für Mittelstandsforschung (DE) Wölfel Engr. GmbH (DE) Monash University (AU) Helmholtzzentrum Berlin (DE) Interuniversitair Micro-Electronica Centrum (BE) Omp software GmbH (DE)
Weizmann Inst. of Science (IL) University of Hyderabad (IN) Technical University of Catalunya (ES) Jönköping University (SE) Deutsches Elektronen-Synchroton (DE) Erasmus University MC Rotterdam (NL)
Cornell University (US) European Alternatives (DE/IT/FR) University College London (UK) Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IN) SIEMENS Medical Solutions (US)


Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) is a set of major research fellowships created by the European Union/European Commission to support research in the European Research Area (ERA). MSCA fellowships are among Europe’s most competitive and prestigious awards, aimed at supporting the best and most promising scientists. Established in 1996 as Marie Curie Actions and known since 2014 as Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions, it aims to foster the career development and further training of researchers at all career stages.

Grants provided by Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) are available for all stages of a researcher’s career. Fellows include PhD candidates and those carrying out more advanced research.

MSCA encourage individuals to work in other countries and makes the whole world a learning environment. They encourage collaboration and sharing of ideas between different industrial sectors and research disciplines. MSCA also back initiatives that break down barriers between academia, industry and business. In addition, they reach out to the public with events that promote the value – and fun side – of science.

University of Hyderabad is looking forward to this great collaboration on its way in achieving Eminence. Prof. K.V. Rajulapati from School of Engineering Science and Technology will coordinate activities related to COFUND programme at UoH.