New funding to strenghten ties between education and research

UTFORSK is a new Norwegian instrument for strengthening the linkage between higher education and research in international collaboration, and to increase cooperation between Norway and Brazil, China, India, Japan, Russia and South Africa.

Photo: SIUPhoto: SIUThe Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Education (SIU) invites Norwegian higher education institutions to apply for funding of cooperation projects with partner institutions in Brazil, China, India, Japan, Russia and South Africa.

Accredited Norwegian higher education institutions, public and private, may apply to the UTFORSK Partnership Programme, together with one or more partner institution in the eligible countries. 

To be eligible for support from UTFORSK, the proposal must link up to a research project that is or have been funded by the Research Council of Norway (RCN), through any of its programmes.

The application deadline is 9. October 2013.

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(Source: Siv Haugan, The Norwegian Research Council)

 

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