Under is a list of calls potentially relevant for researches and health workers with projects related to global health. The overview is updated at regular basis. Feel free to contact Centre for Arctic and Global Health if you have questions.





The Peder Sather Center for Advanced Study at the University of California, Berkeley

Grants are availabe for all disciplines can support activities such as workshops, mini-conferences, virtual intellectual exchanges, the undertaking of exploratory and pilot studies, activities such as PhD student exchanges, longer-term stays for principal investigators, the collection and analysis of data, and other core research activities.

More info here

1 April 2019


Various health related research prosjects. 

More info here

1 June 2019

The Norwegian Reseach Council and the Belmont Forum 

Call for projects on climate and health 

Read more here

6 May and 23 July 2019

Norwegian Research Council (Forskningsrådet)

NORRUSS - 2 calls opens for Norwegian-Russian collaboration projects. 

More info here 

10 April 2019

Norwegian Research Council (Forskningsrådet)

Researcher Projects, Young Research Talents and Mobility Grants

More info here

10 April 2019

KG Jebsen Centres for Medical Research

The Kristian Gerhard Jebsen Foundation hereby calls for proposals for funding for new K.G. Jebsen Centres for Medical Research at Norwegian medical faculties and university hospitals.

The new centers will form part of the foundation’s programme for translational medicine. The programme currently comprises 20 research centers established in close cooperation with the medical faculties and university hospitals in Oslo, Bergen, Trondheim and Tromsø.

More info here

6 May 2019

Barentssekretariatet - The Norwegian Barents Secretariat

The Norwegian Barents Secretariat provide grants for people-to-people cooperation between Russia and Norway. Focus areas in health include prevention of transmissible diseases, lifestyle diseases, and strengthening of primary health care. The grant is typically used for travel, meetings and administrative expenses.


Applications up to 400 000 NOK are evaluated on an ongoing basis.

Applications for more than 400 000 NOK are evaluated twice per year.




1 February 
1 May 
1 September
1 November


Troms county's grant scheme for business, research and strategies. 

Troms county supports regional development projects related to the High North strategy, and development of knowledge clusters and regional centres.

Troms county grant

Open call

EU - Horizon 2020

Horizon 2020 is the biggest EU Research and Innovation programme ever with nearly €80 billion of funding available over 7 years (2014 to 2020). The call is open to everyone, and consists of several programmes, such as Societal challenge 1 (SC 1), Health, demographic change and wellbeing.

1. EC Europa

2. Forskningsrådet

The different programmes have individual deadlines

Northern Norway Regional Health Authority research grant (Helse Nords forskningsmidler)

Research funds for projects led by employees in Northern Norway Regional Health Authority (Helse Nord). 

Helse Nord RHF 1 September each year

Wellcome Trust

Biomedical science, population health, medical innovation, the humanities and social sciences and public engagement.

Wellcome Trust The different programmes have individual deadlines
Rockefeller Foundation

Allocate funding for various topic areas, such as health.

Rockefeller grants Online inquiry process

TDR - the Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases

Global programme sponsored by UNICEF, UNDP, World Bank and WHO funding research on infectious diseases of poverty.  WHO The different programmes have individual deadlines
USAID Advancing security and prosperity through various progammes aiming to end extreme poverty.

The different programmes have individual deadlines
BarentsPlus Supports exchange of staff and students in the Barents region. BarentsPlus Joint application from UiT