Apply for research funding
The Foundation for Baltic and East European Studies announces funding once a year. Funding that may be applied for includes six types: two- and three-year projects, postdoctoral projects, grand projects, research networks, conference grants and publication grants. Instructions for upcoming calls are announced under For researchers.
Ongoing calls for applications:
Survey on open accessThe Swedish Research Council has taken an initiative to investigate what researchers think about open...
Extended deadline for applications until 3 February 3:00 pmThe Foundation for Baltic and East European Studies extends the deadline for submission of applications...
Calls for applications in 2023 are openApply for funding via the Foundation’s application system Apply. See more information under For researchers....
Funds granted by the Foundation in 2022The Foundation for the Baltic and East European Studies has during 2022 granted almost SEK...
Welcome to the information meeting before calls for applications in 2023On Wednesday, 30 November 2022 at 9:00 am until 11:00 am at the latest the...
Notification - projects and postdoctoral projects, stage 1
Notification of whether applications for two- and three-year projects and postdoctoral projects have been approved to proceed to stage 2 will be sent in March 2023.
Decision on research networks
Decision on whether to approve applications for research networks will be taken by the Board of the Foundation on Tuesday 18 April 2023.
Notification - grand projects
Notification of whether applications for grand projects have been approved to proceed to assessment by external experts and subsequent interview will be sent on Tuesday 18 April 2023.
Last date for submission of applications - projects and postdoctoral projects, stage 2
Stage 2 applications for two- and three-year projects and postdoctoral projects must be submitted not later than on Wednesday 26 April 2023 at 3:00 pm.
Decisions on applications
Decisions on whether to approve applications for two- and three-year projects, postdoctoral projects and grand projects will be taken by the Board of the Foundation on Wednesday 11 October 2023.
Last date for submission of applications - conference and publication grants
Applications for conference and publication grants must be submitted not later than on Thursday 30 November 2023 at 3:00 pm. Applications may be submitted at any time during the call. Decisions are taken four times annually.
Facts about the Foundation
The Foundation’s mission is to support research, doctoral studies and scientific infrastructure related to the Baltic Sea Region and Eastern Europe at Södertörn University
The Foundation and the Södertörn University are two independent organisations with different regulations, but with a common goal to strive for the highest possible quality in research related to the Baltic Sea Region and Eastern Europe
The allocated capital was approximately SEK 1.3 billion
Since its founding, the Foundation has distributed approximately SEK 4 billion
Despite a distribution of three times the allocated capital, the Foundation’s capital at the end of 2021 was just above SEK 9 billion
According to the Statutes the entire capital can not be depleted, only the direct return can be used for the Foundation’s purposes
Facts about the Foundation's funding in 2021
81 research projects were ongoing during the year
SEK 148 million granted funds during the year
Of 53 applications for two- and three-year projects 10 applications were granted funding
Of 10 applications for postdoctoral projects 3 applications were granted funding
Of 7 applications for grand projects 1 application was granted funding
Of 3 applications for research networks all applications were granted funding
3 assessment panels reviewed the applications
72 external experts participated in the assessment process
261 researchers participated in ongoing projects and postdoctoral projects
The Foundation funded 82 doctoral students, most of them at BEEGS, The Baltic and East European Graduate School
The Foundation funded, completely or partly, 208 employees at Södertörn University
The Foundation funded 21 professors in a special professors’ program
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