Call for proposals

“Enhancing well-being for the future”

NEW CALL FOR PROPOSALS – Pre-announcement
26 April 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,  pre-announce a call for international social science research projects on: Enhancing well-being for the future

Information about the call:

Full call topic description is available HERE.

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

Indicative timeline:

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: End of 2024/Beginning of 2025

Countries participating in the call:
Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia*, Czechia*, Estonia, Germany*, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Poland, Romania, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom

*The participation in the call will be confirmed in the Call announcement.
The participation of France in the Call will be confirmed in the Call announcement.


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.

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]
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 Agency, ARRS [email protected]; [email protected]
Spain State Research Agency, AEI [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]; [email protected]
United Kingdom United Kingdom Research and Innovation–Economic and Social Research Council, UKRI ESRC [email protected]