Upcoming Calls for Research Proposals

Academic Development Unit of the European Humanities University (EHU) informs academic community about upcoming available calls for research proposals.

Programme name Programme description Call for proposal
Fulbright Program


Stipends in all academic fields are available for research scholars, university lecturers and university graduate students for up to 10 months of research, lecturing or study at American universities.

Lithuanian state scholarships programme Assistance to Lithuanian higher education institutions for visiting lecturers from foreign countries.  Call for proposal will be updated after the announcement
Lithuanian Research Council Attracting foreign researchers for research implementation.


 Call for proposal will be updated after the announcement
Horizon 2020 Horizon 2020 is the biggest EU research and innovation programme ever with nearly €80 billion of funding available over 7 years (2014 to 2020). Open call for proposals can be found HERE



European Research Council The ERC Proof of Concept Grants aim to maximise the value of the excellent research that the ERC funds, by funding further work to verify the innovation potential of ideas arising from ERC funded projects.


Nordic-Baltic mobility programme for public administration Study visits (3-10 working days in one country); internships (up to 20 working days in one country); network activities.  Call for proposal will be updated after the announcement
The Norway Grants The EEA Grants are jointly financed by Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway. The three countries contribute to the grant scheme according to their size and economic wealth.
The Interreg Europe programme The Interreg Europe programme, financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), was therefore designed to support policy-learning among the relevant policy organisations with a view to improving the performance of regional development policies and programmes. It allows regional and local public authorities and other players of regional relevance across Europe to exchange practices and ideas on the way public policies work, and thereby find solutions to improve their strategies for their own citizens.  Call for proposal will be updated after the announcement
the 2014-2020 European Neighbourhood Instrument Cross-border Cooperation Latvia-Lithuania-Belarus Programme The 2014-2020 European Neighbourhood Instrument Cross-border Cooperation Latvia-Lithuania-Belarus Programme continues successful partnership of the Latvian, Lithuanian and Belarusian organisations in the 2014-2020 programming period of the European Union.  Call for proposal will be updated after the announcement
European Social Fund Agency  ESFA was established to administer the pre-accession instrument’s Phare ESS 2001 and Phare ESS 2002 projects, thereafter the Agency became an integral part of the Institutional Structure of Structural Funds in Lithuania. Call for proposals are announced here:
COST COST is an EU-funded programme that enables researchers to set up their interdisciplinary research networks in Europe and beyond. We provide funds for organising conferences, meetings, training schools, short scientific exchanges or other networking activities in a wide range of scientific topics. We invite participants to submit proposals for COST Actions contributing to the scientific, technological, economic, cultural or societal knowledge advancement and development of Europe. Multi- and interdisciplinary proposals are encouraged. The next collection date is on Thursday, 29 November 2018 at 12:00 noon (CET).



Erasmus+ The European Union’s Erasmus+ programme is a funding scheme to support activities in the fields of Education, Training, Youth and Sport. Call for proposals:


Key Action 1 –

·       Mobility of individuals in the field of youth – 4 October 2018

Key Action 2 –

·       Strategic partnerships in the field of youth – 4 October 2018

Key Action 3 –

·       Meetings between young people and decision-makers in the field of youth – 4 October 2018


Small Research Grants Program The Small Research Grants program is intended to support education research projects with budgets of $50,000 or less. In keeping with the Spencer Foundation’s mission, this program aims to fund academic work that will contribute to the improvement of education, broadly conceived. Historically, the work we have funded through these grants has spanned, a range of topics and disciplines, including education, psychology, sociology, economics, history, and anthropology, and they employ a wide range of research methods. Projects can be anywhere from 1 to 5 years long. Deadlines:


Small Research Grant proposals are accepted 4 times per year. The next deadline is at 4:00pm CDT, November 1, 2018. The following deadlines will fall on February 1, 2019, May 1, 2019, and August 1 2019.

The Center for Education and Ethics The Center will make awards of up to $40,000 for research projects in philosophy as it relates to educational policy and practice. We encourage applicants to understand educational policy and practice in broad terms, including issues that directly relate to K-12 schools and higher education institutions, but also concerning policies that influence children’s growth and development in the family and other institutions. We also encourage diverse kinds of philosophical research ranging from the highly abstract to the highly applied. Deadline: November 6, 2018.
The Baltic-American Dialogue program The Baltic-American Dialogue program fosters the exchange of ideas between the Baltic States and U.S. and stimulates international collaboration. Public organizations in Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania are invited to apply for funds to host speakers from the U.S. to travel to the Baltics. BAFF provides successful applicant organizations with financial support to sponsor American speakers on topics of mutual importance and interest. Funding is designed to cover expenses such as airfare, local lodging and meals, and transportation. Applications will be accepted and reviewed twice a year. Closest deadline for the application submission: 1 February, 2019.