The Seed Fund intends to support exploration and development of attractive and diverse activities and projects, to help secure either additional funds for a project or to carry out joint, ambitious and innovative ideas within the alliance.

Apply to Unite! Seed Fund 2024

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Annually, there is one Unite! Seed Fund call for funding measures in Teaching & Learning and Research & PhD and bi-annual calls for funding measures in Student Activities.
The current application call is open from 15 January until 15 March 2024.

Unite! Seed Fund Initiative

The aim of Unite! is to be an innovative, collaborative, inclusive and sustainable alliance. Through its ambition to realise excellence in education, research, and innovation by creating new opportunities, the alliance invites the entire Unite! community (Teaching staff, Teaching and learning units, Researchers and research Units, Students and student associations) to send proposals of collaborative projects for its second round of seed funding.

The funding is open to all subjects and topics and aims to cater to in-person, hybrid, and purely digital formats.
Funding Line: Teaching and Learning
  • Teachers (Professors, academic staff)
  • Teaching & Learning units
Funding Line: Research and PhD
  • Doctoral Researchers
  • Early-career Researchers (e.g., Post-docs, Ad-hoc lecturer/professor etc.)
  • Research Units (i.e., Doctoral Schools/programmes, Research centres, PhD communities etc.)
  • Tenured Researchers (e.g., Professors, Associate Professors etc.)
Funding Line: Student Activity
  • Under- and Postgraduate students (including PhD Students) can apply. They need to ensure student status until the end of the project.
  • Student organisations/associations
  • Units and service centres of Unite! Universities (such as sports unions, language centres etc.)

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