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Apply for research funding

The Foundation for Baltic and East European Studies announces funding once a year. Funding that can be applied for includes four types: two- and three-year projects, postdoctoral projects, grand projects and research networks. 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 grants 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 scientific infrastructure related to the Baltic Sea Region and Eastern Europe at Södertörn University.

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The Foundation for Baltic and East European Studies has made the decision on applications for research networks

The Board of the Foundation for Baltic and East European Studies has today made the...

Support programme for researchers in need of protection

During the autumn of 2021 the Foundation for Baltic and East European Studies made a...

Östersjöstiftelsen’s actions due to the ongoing war in Ukraine

The Government encourages Swedish higher education institutions and research funders to make sure that contacts...

Due to the invasion of Ukraine

The mission of the Foundation for Baltic and East European Studies is to support research,...

The application system is closed

The application system closed for applications on Wednesday, 2 February 2022 at 3 p.m.
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Important dates


6
Oct

Decisions on applications

Decisions on whether to approve applications will be taken by the Board of the Foundation on Thursday 6 October 2022 – applies to two- and three-year projects, postdoctoral projects and grand projects.


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