Funding opportunities: Crisis - Perspectives from the Humanities

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Funding body and country where research will be conducted:

CHANSE – Collaboration of Humanities and Social Sciences in Europe and HERA – Humanities in the European Research Area

The goal of the Crisis call is to promote diversity in research. When building research consortia, applicants are strongly encouraged to take into account the following aspects:

  • Gender balance
  • Academic age balance
  • Geographical diversity – inclusion of Widening countries participating in the Call
  • Knowledge exchange and impact

Eligible applicants:

Composed of at least four and maximum six Principal Investigators, i.e. partners, eligible to receive funding from four or more different countries participating in the call

Countries participating in the call: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom.


The Call is funded by funding organisations in 22 participating countries, with the total budget amounting up to 15,5 M€. NCN (Poland), AEI (Spain) and ETAG (Estonia) will act as the Call Secretariat managing the call and selection process on behalf of the funding partners.

Each research project proposal can apply for research funding up to a maximum amount of 1,5 M€ (across all partners) and should be between 24 and 36 months in duration.

Project duration: between 24 and 36 months

Deadline and Application procedure: 

A two-stage submission and evaluation procedure based on the following criteria: research excellence, impact of the proposed research and quality of the implementation and management. The relevance to the Call theme will be assessed at the Outline Proposal Stage.

Call announcement: 26th May 2023

Outline proposal deadline: 21st September 2023

Full proposal deadline: 26th March 2024

Call results: October/November 2024

Project start: December 2024 - March 2025 (depending on national requirements and funding decisions)