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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’s decision on funding for year 2022

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

Welcome to the information meeting about the 2022 application round

On Tuesday, 9 November 2021 at 1:00-2:30 pm the Foundation for Baltic and East European...

The instructions for applications for funding from Östersjöstiftelsen 2022 are now available

The instructions include four different forms of support. Funding for postdoctoral projects, two- and three-year...

The Foundation supports 14 research projects about the Baltic Sea Region and Eastern Europe

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

Calls for applications 2022

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


10
Jan

The application system opens

The application system opens on Monday 10 January 2022 at 9:00 am.


2
Feb

Last day for application

Last day for application for two- and three-year projects and postdoctoral projects Stage 1, and grand projects och research networks is Wednesday 2 February 2022 at 3:00 pm.



Mar

Notification after 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 2022.


20
Apr

Notification for grand projects

Notification of whether applications have been approved to proceed to assessment by external experts and  interview will be sent on Wednesday 20 April 2022.


20
Apr

Decision for research networks

Notification of decision for research networks will be sent on Wednesday 20 April 2022.


27
Apr

Last day for application Stage 2

Last day  for application Stage 2 for two- and three-year projects and postdoctoral projects applications  is Wednesday 27 April 2022 at 3:00 pm.


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 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