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2008

  • Scholarships available now in Slovakia

    02.10.2008

    Slovak secondary schools and universities can now apply for more than €710,000 in grants to boost cooperation with educational institutions in Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway through exchanges of staff and students.

  • Second round of Polish scholarships

    01.10.2008

    The €13.4 million Polish Scholarship and Training Fund, jointly set up by Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Poland to enhance educational cooperation and boost student exchanges, opens a second round of grants on 1 October.

  • A hectic season for the EEA and Norway Grants

    15.09.2008

    So far, projects worth more than €700 million have been approved under the EEA and Norway Grants. By 30 April 2009, projects and funds amounting to an additional €400 million in grants are expected to be approved. Over the coming months there will be hectic activity on many sides to bring the current grant schemes to an end and prepare for new ones.

  • Scholarships to bring Polish scholars home

    12.09.2008

    Poland’s €1.2 million HOMING programme supports 47 projects that aim to encourage young Polish scientists to return to Poland after an extended research stay abroad.

  • Norwegian Foreign Minister visits Estonian project

    11.09.2008

    Estonia's efforts to combat communicable diseases such as HIV and AIDS are supported through the Norway Grants. This week Norway's Foreign Minister Jonas Gahr Støre visited one of the four Estonian projects targeting communicable diseases.

  • Transforming neighbourhoods in Portugal

    22.04.2008

    In April 2008, the EEA Grants set off its €3.8 million share of a close to €100 million complex project to combat social exclusion and initiate social change in deprived urban areas in Portugal.