Master's Award in Development Studies 2018
Master's Award in Development Studies 2018

Now open for submissions

Master's Award in Development Studies 2018

The Finnish University Partnership for International Development (UniPID) and the Finnish Society for Development Research (FSDR) jointly seek exceptional Master's level theses from UniPID universities to be awarded.
The Master's Award in Development Studies 2018 will be presented in conjunction with FSDR's Development Day Seminar 2019. The prize sum is 1,000 euros. There will also be two honorable mentions for exceptionally meriting works. Read more.
Calls for funding under the FinCEAL Plus Partnership Support Instrument
Calls for funding under 
the FinCEAL Plus Partnership Support Instrument

Now open

Calls for funding under the FinCEAL Plus Partnership Support Instrument

FinCEAL Plus has launched Calls for funding on a rolling basis for researchers based in Finnish Higher Education Institutions and Independent Research Institutions. The purpose of the grants is to support partnership building activities between the Finnish science community and their counterparts in Africa, Asia or Latin America and the Caribbean. The application process will be carried out online and the Calls are open until further notice. Read more here.


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Interested in studying sustainable development? UniPID offers virtual courses and a Minor in Sustainable Development.

Already studying development? UniPID awards a yearly Master’s Award in Development Studies and supports the training and networking of Finnish doctoral students.


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