Apply for funding through the High North Programme 2013-2018 by SIU

The High North Programme supports collaboration between higher education institutions in Norway and institutions in Japan, Canada, China, Russia, the Republic of Korea and the United States in order to increase knowledge about the High North. The total budget for the High North Programme is NOK 53 million from 2013-2018.

The programme has three project categories:

  • long-term project cooperation (three year projects up to NOK 1,5 million per project)
  • limited cooperation activities (two year projects up to NOK 300 000 per project)
  • preparatory visits for projects with a main partner in Japan, China or the Republic of Korea (up to NOK 70 000)

The programme is open for all disciplines and all levels of education, as well as multidisciplinary projects and professional studies.

Who may apply? Accredited Norwegian higher education institutions, public and private, may apply to the High North Programme.

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The High North Programme is funded by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) and administered by the Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Education (SIU).

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