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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.

News


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...

The Application System is closed

The application system closed for applications on Wednesday, 3 February 2021 at 3 p.m.

The Application System is open

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

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

The Foundation for Baltic and East European Studies wishes a merry Christmas and a happy...

The Foundation’s decision on funding for year 2021

The Board of the Foundation for the Baltic and East European Studies has made its...
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Important dates


6
Oct

Decision

Decisions on whether applications have been approved or not are taken by the Foundation’s Board on Tuesday, 6 October 2021. Decision concerns projects, postdoctoral projects and grand projects.


9
Nov

Information meeting before call for project applications in 2022

The information meeting will be held online at 1:00 pm. More information will follow.


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 3.9 billion


Despite a distribution of three times the allocated capital, the Foundation’s capital at the end of 2020 was just above SEK 7.4 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 2020

84 research projects were ongoing during the year


SEK 170 million granted funds during the year


Of 63 applications, of which 9 were postdoc applications, 13 applications were granted funding, including 6 postdoctoral projects


48 external experts participated in the assessment process


The Foundation funded 83 doctoral students, most of them at BEEGS, The Baltic and East European Graduate School


The Foundation funded the Center for Baltic and East European Studies (CBEES) at Södertörn University, with SEK 10.9 million


269 researchers were financed in ongoing projects and postdoctoral projects


The Foundation funded the journal Baltic Worlds. It is published open access


The Foundation funded scientific infrastructure through a grant of SEK 15.7 million to Södertörn University’s library


The Foundation funded, completely or partly, 220 employees at Södertörn University


The Foundation funded 20 professors in a special professors’ program