Project database

Apply for research funding

The Foundation for Baltic and East European Studies announces funding for research projects once a year. Funding that can be applied for include two types: projects and postdoctoral projects. Instructions for upcoming calls are announced under For researchers.

In the Foundation’s application system you can see former project applications, submit final reports for research projects and create new project applications.

The Foundation for Baltic and East European Studies was established by the Swedish Government in 1994.

The Foundation’s mission is to support research, doctoral studies and academic infrastructure related to the Baltic Sea Region and Eastern Europe at Södertörn University.

News


Information for research projects affected by Covid-19

If a research project is at risk of being significantly delayed due to the Covid-19...

Foundation’s secretariat – Covid-19

Due to the Covid-19 outbreak, the Foundation’s secretariat works from home and can be reached...

The application system is closed

The application system closed for new project applications in stage 1 on Wednesday, 29 January...

The application system is open

The application system is open for submitting new project and postdoctoral project applications. The system...

Information meeting before call for project applications in 2020

Information meeting before the call for project applications in 2020 will be held on Wednesday,...
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Important dates


9
Mar

Notification about project applications

Notification on whether the application has been approved to proceed to stage 2 will be sent on 9 March 2020.


9
Mar

Application system opens for projects and postdoc projects in stage 2

The application system for stage 2 opens at 09.00 a.m. on 9 March 2020.


22
Apr

Final application day for projects and postdoc projects in stage 2

The application system closes on Wednesday, 22 April 2020 at 3:00 p.m.


6
Oct

Decision

Decisions on whether applications have been approved or not are taken by the Foundation’s Board on Tuesday, 6 October 2020.


Facts about the Foundation

The Foundation celebrated 25 years in 2019


The Foundation’s mission is to support research, doctoral studies and academic 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 3.6 billion


Despite a distribution of three times the allocated capital, the Foundation’s capital at the end of 2018 was just above SEK 5.6 billion


According to the Statutes the entire capital can not be depleted, only the direct return can be used for the Foundation’s purposes