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Joint Seed Funding - The University of British Columbia

Freie Universität Berlin and The University of British Columbia have agreed to establish a Joint Seed Money funding scheme as part of their strategic partnership.

The joint funding scheme is designed to support close collaboration and help implement the goals of the strategic partnership. Its purpose is to enable FUB and UBC faculty and researchers to identify complementary strengths, leverage synergy, and promote the development of outstanding future research projects and other academic opportunities.

The funding is intended, among others, for the following:

  • intensive research and /or academic workshops
  • short-term research stays (for both young and established researchers)
  • research-oriented teaching opportunities (e.g. short intensive seminars)
The call for applications with further information can be accessed here (pdf). Please note: The next deadline is 15 September 2016.


For further information, please contact: 

Judith Winkler, Center for International Cooperation, Phone: +49 30 838 73949, Email: