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Funding applications

Funding is available for projects involving education, research and language co-operation in the Nordic Region. The Council of Ministers funds the following:
Nordic Master Programme
Through the Nordic Master Programme, a minimum of three Nordic universities and/or colleges as a consortium can apply for up to DKK 1.5 million from the Nordic Council of Ministers to start up a joint Nordic programme at Master’s level.
The Nordic-Russian Co-operation Programme in Education and Research
The main objective of the programme is to strengthen Nordic-Russian cooperation in education and research through mobility of faculty, staff and students, networking, joint courses and other activities aimed at sustainable long-term cooperation. Eligible participants in higher education cooperation within the Nordic-Russian Cooperation Programme are all Nordic higher education institutions that are defined as such in their respective countries. For Russian institutions fully accredited higher educational institutions, which are under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation are eligible as partner institutions. Other institutions and organisations are eligible network partners.
NordForsk: Funding for research partnerships
NordForsk funds research collaboration in areas prioritised by the national governments where a Nordic approach will generate synergies. It does not provide scholarships or funding for individual projects.
Nordplus 2018–2022
Mobility – Network – Project. Nordplus is the Nordic Council of Ministers' education and training programme. Nordplus consists of five sub-programmes aimed at different target groups from schooling to higher education.
Nordkurs: Summer courses in language and literature
Every year summer courses are run in the Nordic countries in the respective country's own language and literature. The 3-week courses take place from May to August and are organised by the various universities in the Nordic countries. If you are accepted for a course you will receive a grant to cover part of the travel expenses. You must be enrolled at a university or college in another Nordic country to apply for our summer courses.
Nordic Research Councils for the Humanities and the Social Sciences (NOS-HS)
NOS-HS provides research funding for studies within the fields of Humanities and Social Sciences. The principal recipients of funding are universities, university colleges and research institutes.
Nordic Institute of Asian Studies: Support Programme for Asian Studies
The Studies Support Programme for Asian Studies (SUPRA) of the Nordic Institute of Asian Studies (NIAS), comprises multiple forms of research support specially aimed at students and researchers, including a number of online services available both at NIAS, and outside the institute.
Nordic Publications Committee for Humanist and Social Sciences Periodicals (NOP-HS) funding for periodicals
The NOP Scientific Journal Grant aims to promote the dissemination of qualified research results within the fields of humanities and social sciences. The NOP-HS supports Nordic journals of the highest quality that promote renewal in the research field. The grant is open to journals with a humanities- or social sciences orientation. The journals must have a Nordic foundation, have an external peer review system and be regularly indexed by international databases. As of 2016, the supported journals must be electronically accessible. Priority is given to journals that are open access.
NORDITA - Scientific Programmes
NORDITA - Nordic Institute for Theoretical Physics, annually awards funding for a number of scientific programmes. A Nordita Scientific programme is an extended workshop where a limited number of scientists work together on specific topics for a period of up to 4 weeks. Members of the international scientific community are invited to propose future programmes with an annual deadline in November for submitting proposals.
NORDVULK: Scholarship programme
Nordvulk focuses on young scientists. Every year, five posts for young volcanologists are advertised which give other Nordic citizens the opportunity to come and live in Iceland.
Sámi University College
Sámi allaskuvla/Sámi University College is a Sámi education and research institution which preserves and develops the Sámi language, culture, and social life from a Sámi perspective.


Kristina Marie Jensen
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