With the goal of facilitating cooperation in the framework of a strategic partnership, Freie Universität Berlin (FUB) and St. Petersburg State University (SPSU) have established a joint seed money funding scheme. The funding shall enable FUB and SPSU faculty and researchers to identify complementary strengths, facilitate the use of synergies, increase joint research, high level publications, and academic mobility, and promote the development of outstanding future research projects.
The joint funding scheme aims at supporting the first steps of research collaboration. The following formats are possible:
Intensive research workshops
Short term research stays (for young as well as established researchers)
Research-oriented teaching / short intensive graduate seminars
Mobility for the preparation of joint research proposals Co-financing of workshops and meetings for the preparation of new joint research projects (e.g. proposal development and proposal writing)
The upcoming deadline is 30 January 2019. The call for applications with further information can be accessed here (pdf). All funded projects will have to be conducted between 1 March and 30 September 2019.
Hans-Martin Meis, Center for International Cooperation, Phone: +49 30 838 73942, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org