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