Information for applicants from abroad
Applicants from abroad must as a rule have a formal affiliation with a Norwegian institution to be eligible to seek Norwegian funding. However, some financing opportunities are specifically designed for foreign researchers and partners.
Normally, applications for funding under the Research Council's research programmes and other funding opportunities are only accepted from Norwegian institutions and companies.
Researchers from abroad must as a rule have formal affiliation with a Norwegian institution to be eligible to seek Norwegian funding.
For an overview of all active calls for proposals using the eSøknad electronic application system, please visit the Find calls for proposals page.
Financing opportunities specifically designed for applicants from abroad
Research programmes and grant schemes
- Research Cooperation with China
- Research Cooperation with India
- The Leiv Eiriksson mobility programme (for researchers and research recruits from the US and Canada)
EU Framework Programme
Norway takes part in the EU Framework Programmes for Research and Technological Development, and doctoral students from all member countries can apply for a stay at one of the Norwegian Marie Curie Training Sites. See more information here.
EEA Grants - Norway Grants
The Research Council of Norway coordinates the Norwegian participation in six research cooperation programmes, amounting to over EUR 100 million altogether for the period 2012-16. See more information about the EEA Grants - Norway Grants.
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