The Icelandic and Norwegian Ministries of Foreign Affairs finance the Artic Research and Studies programme. The Icelandic Centre for Research (Rannís) is responsible for the administration of the programme in cooperation with the Norwegian Directorate for Higher Education and Skills (HK-dir)The contact person for the programme at Rannís is Kolfinna Tómasdóttir and the contact person at HK-dir is Herdis Kolle. Grants are awarded for preparatory support for the initiation of joint grant applications.

Target group
Higher education institutions and research organizations.

To encourage scientific cooperation between higher education institutions and research organizations in Norway and Iceland in the field of Arctic science.

Next deadline for applications: 1 December 2023.

Who can apply?

Icelandic and Norwegian institutions can apply and be partners. Individuals can not apply.

How to apply?

1. Read the Programme Guide 2023-2026
2. Complete Annexes:

  1. Annex 1: Budget and Activity Plan.
  2. Annex 2: Declaration of Honour.
  3. Annex 3: Mandate Letter.

3. Fill out the online application form for 2023-2026 and submit.

Please contact Kolfinna Tómasdóttir if you do not have electronic ID registered in Iceland.

Read more here.