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European Research Executive Agency

Under Horizon Europe, the European Commision funds research that will strengthen democratic governance, trust in institutions and protect fundamental rights.  

2nd call under Horizon Europe
Opens on 20 January 2022
3 destinations, 29 topics
Democracy, Governance, Arts, Cultural Heritage, New European Bauhaus, Migration, Gender, Ageing
264 million
Overall indicative budget

Call Protecting and nurturing democracies 

  1. 22 June 2021
    Launch of the call for proposals
  2. 1 July 2021
    Info Day
  3. 7 October 2021
    Deadline for applicants to submit proposals
  4. February 2022
    Notification of applicants if their proposal has been selected
  5. May 2022
    Grant agreement signature for successful projects

All funding information and procedures on how to apply are on the Funding and Tenders portal.

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