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Apply for research funding 2023

Funding that may be applied for includes six forms of support:

Funding can be applied for individually or in groups. See more information under For researchers. Last application date for research projects is on 1 February 2023.

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Welcome to the information meeting before calls for applications in 2023

On Wednesday, 30 November 2022 at 9:00 am until 11:00 am at the latest the...

The instructions for applications 2023 are available

The instructions apply to the same four forms of support that were announced in 2022...

The Foundation strengthens research about the Baltic Sea Region and Eastern Europe and grants SEK 100 million in project support

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

Calls for applications 2023

Next year, the Foundation for Baltic and East European Studies will announce calls for the...

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...
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Important dates


9
Jan

Calls open

The calls for applications within all forms of support open on Monday 9 January 2023 at 9:00 am.


1
Feb

Last date for submission of applications

Applications for two- and three-year projects and postdoctoral projects in stage 1, as well as grand projects and research networks must be submitted not later than on Wednesday 1 February 2023 at 3:00 pm.



Mar

Notification - projects and postdoctoral projects, stage 1

Notification of whether applications for two- and three-year projects and postdoctoral projects have been approved to proceed to stage 2 will be sent in March 2023.


18
Apr

Decision on research networks

Decision on whether to approve applications for research networks will be taken by the Board of the Foundation on Tuesday 18 April 2023.


18
Apr

Notification - grand projects

Notification of whether applications for grand projects have been approved to proceed to assessment by external experts and subsequent interview will be sent on Tuesday 18 April 2023.


26
Apr

Last date for submission of applications - projects and postdoctoral projects, stage 2

Stage 2 applications for two- and three-year projects and postdoctoral projects must be submitted not later than on Wednesday 26 April 2023 at 3:00 pm.


11
Oct

Decisions on applications

Decisions on whether to approve applications for two- and three-year projects, postdoctoral projects and grand projects will be taken by the Board of the Foundation on Wednesday 11 October 2023.


30
Nov

Last date for submission of applications - conference and publication grants

Applications for conference and publication grants must be submitted not later than on Thursday 30 November 2023 at 3:00 pm. Applications may be submitted at any time during the call. Decisions are taken four times annually.


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