Faculty of Medicine

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Funding opportunities for education

Researchers at the Faculty of Medicine can apply for funding to support cooperation in higher education.

If you have any questions about the calls, please contact faculty advisors at MEDforsk@uib.no.

North America

- CALL IS PUBLISHED: Partnership Program with North America: The program supports cooperation in higher education with Canada and the US. The overall aim of the program is to improve the quality and internationalization of Norwegian higher education. Central objectives are increased academic cooperation, increased connections between research and education, increased collaboration with enterprises in the public and private sectors, and increased student mobility. Norwegian higher education institutions may apply for funds to develop and strengthen partnerships with Canada and the US. The partnerships should aim to contribute to the quality of the education programs in Norway. The proposal should demonstrate the changes the collaboration will bring about and how these are to be achieved, including plans for dissemination of knowledge and practices developed in the project. Deadline: 25 September 2019 at 12:00 Norwegian time.


CALL IS PUBLISHED: INTPART - The aim of the program is to develop renowned environments in Norway through long-term international collaboration. INPART aims to facilitate establishment and development of lasting relations with strong environments in the prioritized countries Brazil, Canada, India, Japan, China, Russia, South Africa and USA. Furthermore, the program intends to increase the quality and relevance of the academic collaboration, particularly through strengthening the links between higher education and research. Deadline: 25 September 2019 at 12:00 Norwegian time.

Continuing deadlines

Scholarship for research stay abroad for PhD candidates and Post Doctors (Link in Norwegian) The offer for a scholarship for research stays abroad applies to PhD candidates and Post Doctors in projects with full or partial funding for the Research Council for a minimum of 24 months. The research stays abroad may last for a minimum of 3 months and a maximum of 12 months.

Globallink – Scholarships to Canada (Link in Norwegian) Globalink allows for the Norwegian and Canadian master's and PhD students can apply for CAD 15.000 to conduct research practice in a business in the partner country.

Nærings-ph.d. (Industrial PhD) The overall objectives are to increase the recruitment of researchers to Norwegian industry, to boost long-term competence building and increase research efforts in business and industry and to enhance interaction between academia and industry.

Overseas research grants under the Industrial PhD Scheme

Offentlig ph.d. (OFFPHD) The overall objectives are to increase long-term and relevant capacity building and research in the public sector, increase recruitment of researchers to the public sector and promote greater interaction between academia and the public sector.

Overseas research grants under the Public PhD Scheme (Link in Norwegian)

Funding for companies with employees seeking to pursue a doctoral degree Funding is available for new candidates under the Industrial Ph.D. scheme, with project start-up in 2016. Grant proposals are not confined to particular thematic areas or industries.

Research and Innovation in the Educational Sector (FINNUT) (Link in Norwegian)

FINNUT is a long-term programme for research and innovation in the educational sector. The programme funds research on a wide spectrum from early childhood education and care to higher education and adult learning.

Mobility grants North America in educational research (UTNAM) The aim of the mobility grant is to contribute to increased cooperation between Norwegian and North American educational researchers through supporting visits to Norway for the purpose of research or dissemination for top North American educational researchers. The scheme will also contribute to the dissemination of results of North American research to Norway and furthermore contribute to competence building in Norwegian research communities. Grants will be awarded for visits of shorter or longer duration.