Program IDENTITIES – Closed Call for Project Proposals

Public Call for Project Proposals under the Program IDENTITIES is officially closed.

A total of 160 Project applications for this Program were received. Program IDENTITIES is a program intended for social sciences and humanities, with a total budget of 2.000.000 €. The total budget of all received Project proposals is 20.501.488,08 €. The lowest proposed budget is 13.646,86€, and the maximum proposed budget is 150.000 €. The average proposed budget is 128.133,99 €.

The Project Proposals were submitted from Scientific and Research Organisations (SROs) from Belgrade, Novi Sad, Nis, Kragujevac, Pristina, Subotica, Sombor, Jagodina and Sremska Kamenica.

Since March 14, when the Public Call for the IDENTITIES was announced, the Science Fund has been actively communicating with researchers in order to prepare better and submit a Project proposals within the Program.

During this period, the Science Fund provided support during the preparation of Projects through digital channels and organized 5 online open-door sessions through video conferencing software platform attended by 269 researchers. The Science Fund responded to more than 200 email enquiries and published 309 responses to asked questions on its website. Questions and answers from open-door sessions were published on the official website so that all researchers have had access to all the information.

The Science Fund will directly contact all the Principal Investigators via email and inform them about the receipt of the Project proposals.

Project proposals will undergo the administrative examination. Project proposals that pass the administrative examination shall qualify for the evaluation procedure. In both stages of the evaluation, international experts evaluate the Projects according to criteria and procedures of the Program.

The Science Fund will inform researchers about further steps via email, as well as through the official website and social networks.

We would like to thank all the researchers who expressed interest in this program and with whom we had the opportunity to communicate during the period of the open public call.