(closed) 10/05/21: CfA – BB Summer School of evaluation in social policies

Call for Applicants for the Bridge Building (BB) Summer School of Evaluation in Social Policies (25-27 August 2021) as part of the Bridging Function of the European Centre.

Call for applicants for the Bridge Building (BB) Summer School of evaluation in social policies (25-27 August 2021) as part of the Bridging Function of the European Centre.

The BB Summer School takes place on 25-27 August 2021 aiming to enhance skills and knowledge in commissioning and/or conducting social policy-oriented M&E projects and programmes. It will stimulate an interactive, participatory, and reflective learning among the participants and will bring together professionals to exchange and enhance their knowledge and expertise in Monitoring and Evaluation, and to contribute to regional cooperation for European integration. More information here

The BB Summer School targets professionals working particularly in or with Western Balkan and Eastern Partnership countries. Registration is now open for the call for applications for the virtual BB Summer School. Deadline for applications: extended until 10 May 2021; register here 

18/05/21: First Marie Curie calls to launch mid-May

The first Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions (MSCA) calls for projects under Horizon Europe will launch on 18 May.

The first Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions (MSCA) calls for projects under Horizon Europe will launch on 18 May, and over the next two years the EU research programme will award around €1.8 billion for PhDs, researcher mobility and staff exchange projects. The money will be spread across five programmes, each with two bottom-up calls each year. Read more

Closed (31/03/21): Ukraine Calling: CfA

The programme offers seminars and workshops to provide orientational and applied knowledge on the topic of local development, as well as to assist its participants in developing cross-sectoral competences and to foster international networking.

Closed (31/03/21): Ukraine Calling: CfA – Project-oriented capacity building for civil society organisations

Project-oriented capacity building for civil society organisations and initiatives from Ukraine, Belarus, France, Poland, and Germany on local development.

Who can participate?

The programme offers seminars and workshops to provide orientational and applied knowledge on the topic of local development, as well as to assist its participants in developing cross-sectoral competences and to foster international networking. Actors from various fields (i.a. education, human rights, culture, media, academia) are invited to apply, introducing a project idea for cross-sectoral transnational cooperation, that they want to develop for subsequent implementation after the programme. A special focus of Ukraine Calling concerns the questions about the way societal chal-lenges can be tackled better by projects involving actors from different sectors (i.e. civil society, culture, city administrations). Read more

Closed (14/04/21): CfP – Strengthening civil society capacities & resilience in Armenia

The EU Delegation to Armenia has announced a new Call for Proposals “Delivering for the future: Strengthening civil society capacities and resilience in Armenia”.

Closed (14/04/21): The EU Delegation to Armenia: CfP – Strengthening civil society capacities & resilience in Armenia

The EU Delegation to Armenia has announced a new Call for Proposals “Delivering for the future: Strengthening civil society capacities and resilience in Armenia”, which is making an additional EUR 2.76 million available for civil society organisations. Read more

The deadline for submission of Concept Notes is 14 April 2021.

31/05/21: Call for partnerships & scholarships – APPEAR

APPEAR contributes to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The overall objective is to strengthen the scientific foundation and institutional capacities in higher education, research andmanagement in the partner countries through academic partnerships with Austrian higher education institutions and master’s and PhD scholarships.

31/05/21: Call for partnerships & scholarships in higher education – Austrian Development Cooperation (ADC) APPEAR

 

APPEAR contributes to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The overall objective is to strengthen the scientific foundation and institutional capacities in higher education, research andmanagement in the partner countries through academic partnerships with Austrian higher education institutions and master’s and PhD scholarships. Furthermore, APPEAR aims at increasing the commitment to international cooperation and development at Austrian higher education institutions.

APPEAR is a programme of the Austrian Development Cooperation (ADC) with the aim to realise its strategy for support of higher education and research for development on an academic institutional level.  Read more

Guidelines for Applicants

01/06/21: Call for project peer reviewers – The Science Fund of the Republic of Serbia (SFRS)

The Science Fund of the Republic of Serbia (SFRS) is looking for international experts to ensure a reviewing process of project proposals submitted for funding programs of the SFRS.

01/06/21: Call for project peer reviewers – The Science Fund of the Republic of Serbia (SFRS)

The Science Fund of the Republic of Serbia (SFRS), a state institution providing grants to researchers in Serbia, is looking for international experts in order to ensure an objective, high-quality two-stage reviewing process of project proposals submitted for funding programs of the SFRS.

More information on the Details of the Call, including inclusion and assessment criteria, ToR and fees are available at the following link

15/10/21: CfP – The EU Delegation to Armenia

The purpose of this Call for Proposals is to contribute to reforms processes underpinned by EU integration by supporting civil society actors in the ‘Western Balkans 6’ countries – Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, and Serbia.

15/10/21: CfP Strengthening civil society capacities & resilience in Armenia – The EU Delegation to Armenia

 

The Balkan Trust for Democracy’s financial and technical assistance for this sub-granting process is part of the larger Norwegian efforts to support Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, and Serbia.

THE PURPOSE OF THE CALL

The purpose of this Call for Proposals is to contribute to reforms processes underpinned by EU integration by supporting civil society actors in the ‘Western Balkans 6’ countries – Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, and Serbia.

This sub-granting scheme of the Balkan Trust for Democracy (BTD) is being realized with the support of the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Belgrade.

Support is given to two priority areas:

I. Media Freedom
II. Fight against Domestic and Gender-based Violence 

This is an open call, and project proposals will be assessed continuously from 5 August 2020 up until 15 October 2021. Read more

Closed (25/02/21): HERAS+ Call for Research Grants open

HERAS+ Call for proposals for Research Grants open from 25/11/2020 to 25/02/2021

The ZSI and the Ministry of Education and Science (MES) of Kosovo launch together a call for scientific networking and project cooperation between researchers from public universities and universities of applied sciences in Austria, in Kosovo and the Western Balkan region with special attention to young and early stage researchers.

HERAS+ Call for proposals for Research Grants open from 25/11/20 to 25/02/21

The ZSI and the Ministry of Education and Science (MES) of Kosovo launch together a call for scientific networking and project cooperation between researchers from public universities and universities of applied sciences in Austria, in Kosovo and the Western Balkan region with special attention to young and early stage researchers. The call is part of the project “HERAS+” which is funded by the Austrian Development Agency (ADA) and co-financed by the Ministry of Education and Science (MES). Read more

Closed (01/02/21): Visegrad+ Grants

Visegrad+ Grants support projects which contribute to the democratization and transformation processes in selected countries and regions, especially non-EU member states in the Western Balkans and the Eastern Partnership countries.

Closed (01/02/21): Visegrad+ Grants

Visegrad+ Grants support projects which contribute to the democratization and transformation processes in selected countries and regions, especially non-EU member states in the Western Balkans and the Eastern Partnership countries.

  • Projects must develop meaningful cooperation and ensure active involvement of at least 3 V4 countries and 1 entity from the EaP region or the Western Balkans countries at minimum regardless of the applicant
  • Maximum duration of project implementation is 18 months
  • Grants cover up to 100% of project budget with maximum 15% of the requested sum for overheads
  • Projects must clearly address one of the objectives of the program´s seven focus areas and be implemented in the region of EU´s Eastern Partnership or in the Western Balkans

Read more