Seed funding 2022

Una Europa launches an annual call for applications for seed funding. The aim of the seed funding initiative is to support the initiation of long-term collaborative activities between the partner universities. The idea is to "plant a seed" that can eventually attract external funding.


2022 Call


The specific goal of the 2022 call for applications is to consolidate academic collaboration in each of the five Una Europa Focus Areas, through the funding of one Una Europa Chair per Focus Area. The call promotes the mobility of academic staff across the Una Europa universities, in particular by piloting a fellowship scheme. The call is open to all academic disciplines. More information can be found in the call text.

Please note that the new members of the Una Europa Alliance, University College Dublin and Universität Zürich, have now been included in the 2022 Seed Funding Call (Una Europa Chairs),

The 2022 Call is now open. The deadline is 29 July 2022, 17:00 CET.

Download the call text, FAQ’s, templates for the budget and endorsement letters found on this page.

For the University of Bologna, projects are managed at department level, the endorsement letter is therefore signed by the Director.

Apply through our online application form

Each of the Una Europa Focus Areas is overseen by a Self-Steering Committee of interdisciplinary experts from across the Una Europa partner universities. Applicants have the option of sending an expression of interest to the Self-Steering Committee for the Focus Area of their project, in order to receive informal feedback on the content and suggestions of colleagues to involve from the partner universities. The expression of interest form can be accessed here and should be sent latest by 1 July 2022.

Please note: sending an expression of interest will in no way influence the evaluation process.