26 May 2023

We are pleased to inform that CHANSECollaboration of Humanities and Social Sciences in Europe and NORFACEthe New Opportunities for Research Funding Agency Cooperation in Europe,  announce a call for international social science research projects on: Enhancing well-being for the future


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 Well-being call is to fund innovative social science research addressing one or more of the call themes. This call aims 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
  • Knowledge exchange and impact

Proposals must be submitted via the EPSS system



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

Call results: October/November 2024

Earliest funded project start: December 2024/March 2025

Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czechia, Estonia, France, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Poland, Romania, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom

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


In order to facilitate the process of forming research consortia, we offer applicants a partner search tool available here: This tool can be used by projects looking for partners and partners looking for projects.


An online webinar will be hosted by the Call Secretariat on June 16th 2023, 10:00 – 12:00 CET, aiming to answer the questions related to the call.
More information will be available soon.

For general questions 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]
Estonia Estonian Research Council, ETAg [email protected]
France French National Research Agency, ANR [email protected]
Germany German Research Foundation, DFG [email protected]; [email protected]
Latvia Latvian Council of Science, LZP [email protected]
Lithuania Research Council of Lithuania, LMT [email protected]
Luxembourg Luxembourg National Research Fund, FNR [email protected]
Poland National Science Centre, NCN [email protected]
Romania Executive Unit for Financing Higher Education, Research, Development and Innovation, UEFISCDI [email protected]
Slovenia Slovenian Research and Innovation Agency, ARIS [email protected];
[email protected]
Spain State Research Agency, AEI [email protected]
Spain ”la Caixa” Foundation [email protected]
Sweden Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life and Welfare, FORTE [email protected]
Sweden Swedish Research Council, VR [email protected]
Switzerland Swiss National Science Foundation, SNSF [email protected]
United Kingdom United Kingdom Research and Innovation–Economic and Social Research Council, UKRI ESRC [email protected]