Call for proposals

Crisis – Perspectives from the Humanities

Full Proposal announcement, 16 January 2024

We are pleased to inform that the selection process for Outline Proposals in the Crisis – Perspectives from the Humanities (organised jointly by CHANSE and HERA) has now concluded. The proposals invited to prepare and submit a full application have now been selected.


Full proposal announcement
Full proposal guidelines
Full proposal template
Full proposal CV template
Full Proposal National/Regional Eligibility Requirements
Full Proposal Glossary
Full Proposal Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs, updated 19.02.2024)
Full Proposal Financial Plan
Full proposal UK Finance form

Proposals must be submitted via the EPSS system



Project team: Composed of at least four and maximum six Principal Investigators, i.e. partners, eligible to receive funding from four or more different countries participating in the call

Project duration: 24-36 months

Funding per project: up to a maximum amount of 1 500 000 € (across all partners)

The goal of the Crisis call is to promote diversity in research. When building research consortia, applicants are strongly encouraged to take into account the following aspects:

  • Gender balance
  • Academic age balance
  • Geographical diversity – inclusion of Widening countries participating in the Call*
  • Knowledge exchange and impact

*Widening Countries participating in the call: Bulgaria, Croatia, Czechia, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia and outermost regions: French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Mayotte, Reunion Island and Saint-Martin (France), Azores and Madeira (Portugal) and the Canary Islands (Spain).



Official call announcement and launch of the submission system: May 26th, 2023

Deadline for outline proposals: September 21st, 2023, 14.00 CET

Deadline for invited full proposals: March 26th 2024, 14.00 CET

Rebuttal stage: June 11th-21th 2024

Call results: October/November 2024

Funded project start: December 2024/ March 2025


Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom

The inclusion of Ukrainian researchers is encouraged, applicants should review the guidance within the national eligibility annex.


For general questions about the Call please contact:
[email protected]

For question related to national eligibility requirements please contact your national/regional contact point:

Country Funding Organisation Contact
Austria Austrian Science Fund, FWF [email protected]
Belgium Fund for Scientific Research, F.R.S.-FNRS [email protected]
Bulgaria Bulgarian National Science Fund, BNSF [email protected]
Croatia Croatian Science Foundation, HRZZ [email protected]
Czechia Czech Academy of Sciences , CAS [email protected]
[email protected]
Denmark Danish Agency for Higher Education and Science, DAFSHE [email protected]
[email protected]
Estonia Estonian Research Council, ETAg [email protected]
Finland Academy of Finland, AKA [email protected]
France France French National Research Agency, ANR [email protected]
Ireland Irish Research Council, IRC [email protected]
Latvia Latvian Council of Science, LZP [email protected]
Lithuania Research Council of Lithuania, LMT [email protected]
Norway Research Council of Norway, RCN [email protected]
Poland National Science Centre, NCN [email protected]
Portugal Foundation for Science and Technology, FCT [email protected]
Romania Executive Unit for Financing Higher Education, Research, Development and Innovation, UEFISCDI [email protected]
Slovakia Slovak Academy of Sciences, SAS [email protected]
Slovenia Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Innovation, MVZI [email protected]
Spain State Research Agency, AEI [email protected]
Sweden Swedish Research Council, VR [email protected]
Switzerland Swiss National Science Foundation, SNSF [email protected]
United Kingdom United Kingdom Research and Innovation –
Arts and Humanities Research Council, UKRI-AHRC
[email protected]