Calls for Applications

Below you will find information about current and previous calls for application.

Call for Applications 2016

In 2016, we issued a call for three to six new centres. NOK 4-8 million was available in annual funding over a five-year period, with the possibility of extension for another five years. How much each centre will receive and the total number of new centres depended on the quality of the applications received and the level of ambition and activity envisaged.

When the deadline expired on 13 May, we had received 22 applications for SFU status from 12 universities and university colleges.

An international expert panel assessed the applications.

Awarding Centre Status

Of the 22 applications, the expert panel selected nine applications as finalists. The finalists were invited to send in supplementary documentation and the expert panel conducted site visits. Subject experts supported the panel during the site visits. The expert panel made its recommendation to the NOKUT board in October and the Board awarded centre status to four new centres: