Democracy as Idea and Practice announces research funds for 2014

Democracy as Idea and Practice announces research funds for scholars at the University of Oslo

Application deadline: 23 October

Source: Colourbox

Funds are given to various types of multi-disciplinary projects or research activities. A key objective is to stimulate cooperation across the units at the university, and each application should have managers or activities that involve scholars from at least two faculties. It is a condition that the application has a central focus on questions concerning democracy.The maximum amount for the application is 50 000 NOK.


The application should be a maximum of one-two pages in length, and it must contain information about the aim of the project, project leader(s) and other participants, as well as plans for publications or other results.


The application

The application is sent electronically, as a pdf, to


The deadline is wednesday 23 October 2013, and the funds will be distributed by the end of November. Those who receive funds are expected to deliver a short report on the use of the funds within the end of February 2015.


Reservation concerning the continuation of the research programme Democracy as Idea and Practice

Democracy as Idea and Practice was originally intended to terminate by the end of 2013. However, the research programme will most likely be prolonged for two years. This is why we are announcing funds now. The announcement of the funds for 2014 depends on the University board's final decision on the prolongation of the programme.

Published Sep. 18, 2013 2:14 PM - Last modified Sep. 18, 2013 2:16 PM