For applicants

Deadline for applying the Institute's research funding is the 15th of January every year. The result of your application will be sent each applicants in March-April.

We support fieldwork studies and travels, conferences, seminars, stays at other research institutions, libraries and archives.

We do NOT support procurement of scientific tools or equipments, and normally not employing of staff.

Average support amount is 20.000 - 40.000 NOK. Every project must be of distinctly scientific character, and you can only apply for one year at a time. A scheduled project plan must follow perennial projects, even though you are not garanteed support for all years. Project description (2-4 pages) with a detailed budget (travel expenses and subsistence allowance) is required, and students' applications must additionally contain recommandations from supervisor and a curriculum vitae. You are welcome to use our application form.

Established researchers are given priority, and topics close to the Institute's academic scientific profile are preferred. Students may be granted if their applications are of high qualitiy able to compete with those of more established researchers.

Professor Frederik Stang's foundation

Professor Frederik Stang's foundation was established by the Institute in 1938. The portion of the return that corresponds to the fund mass is disposed by the Chairman of the Institute's Board in order to serve the purpose of the Institute's tasks. Applications are continually processed throughout the year by the Chairman, which grants between 5000 and 15 000 NOK sufficient for the purposes being found eligible ( parts of conference budgets, guest speakers, book projects, research travels, etc.).

Please address your applications to Arne Bugge Amundsen:

Applications for book publishings have no deadline, but chairman of the Printing committee, should preferably be contacted in forehand: Professor Arne Bugge Amundsen, tlf.: +47 922 44 774, email: