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 includes 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 scientific 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


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’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 3.7 billion


Despite a distribution of three times the allocated capital, the Foundation’s capital at the end of 2019 was just above SEK 6.6 billion


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

Facts about the Foundation's funding in 2019

80 research projects were ongoing during the year


SEK 180.5 million granted funds during the year


Of 63 applications, 13 applications were granted funding


100 external experts participated in the assessment process


The Foundation funded 71 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 10.6 million


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


The Foundation funded scientific infrastructure through a grant of SEK 18.2 million to Södertörn University’s library


The Foundation funded, completely or partly, 248 employees at Södertörn University


The Foundation funded 20 professors in a special professors’ program