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Eurasia Programme

The Eurasia Programme supports project cooperation between institutions in Norway and Ukraine, Moldova, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan. 

About the programme

On 17 June 2015, the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and SIU signed an agreement for a new period of the Eurasi...

Published: 07.07.2015

Updated January 2017

Eurasia Programme – Supported short-term projects 2016

On 6 Januar 2017, SIU granted support to 8 short-term projects.

See the list of Eurasia projects awarded funding.

Call for applications

There are currently no open calls for applications.

Who may apply?

  • The applicant must be an accredited Norwegian higher education institution, or an institution with accredited higher education programmes.
  • The main partner must be an accredited institution for higher education in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan and Ukraine. Institutions in Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan may be included as network partners only. The main partner institution must provide education programmes at a level equivalent to that offered at the Norwegian applicant institution.
  • Applications must be written in English and be submitted fully completed, including attachments, through SIU’s online platform for applications and reporting (Espresso), latest within the call's final deadline.

Recent allocations

On 15 November 2016 the Eurasia Programme Board granted support to 12 long-term projects.

See here for an overview of the supported Eurasia long-term projects.  

Eurasia project development funding: 16 applicants have been allocted a total of NOK 1 085 180 to develop their proposals for Eurasia long-term projects 2016.

See the list of Eurasia projects awarded funding.

By the application deadline on 26 October 2015, SIU had received 37 eligible applications for long-term project cooperation, at a total amount of NOK 184 274 855. The applications were handled by the Eurasia Programme Board in its meeting on 25 and 26 January 2016. 13 proposals were supported, at a total amount of NOK 64 197 942.

See the list of Eurasia projects awarded funding for 2016.