Two CHANSE calls launched

CHANSECollaboration of Humanities and Social Sciences in Europe is launching two calls for international research projects intended for researchers in the fields of social sciences and humanities. The two calls will be managed by two different networks within CHANSE, deal with different research topics, have different documentation and will be evaluated by separate bodies. Both calls share the same terms and conditions and deadlines.


Crisis – Perspectives from the Humanities (Call managed by HERA – ERA-NET Co-fund Humanities in the European Research Area)

Transnational consortia are invited to submit proposals for humanities-led research under this theme. Proposed research may draw upon insights and methodologies from a wide spectrum of arts and humanities disciplines. Although humanities-driven, consortia can involve contributions from other research domains where appropriate.

Overall topics: Different understandings of crises, Crises and the human response. the representation of crises.

Enhancing well-being for the future (Call managed by NORFACE – ERA-NET Co-fund New Opportunities for Research Funding Agency Cooperation in Europe)

This theme can be approached from a variety of perspectives and disciplines, primarily social sciences and beyond. It enables and encourages multi-disciplinarity and provides opportunities for pan-European research integrating researchers from different regions of Europe, and for comparisons across various contexts and over-time.

Overall topics: Crises, challenges, and well-being; Environmental challenges and well-being Well-being and mental health Well-being, economy, and politics.

Terms and conditions for both calls:

  • Project team: Composed of at least four and maximum six Principal Investigators, i.e. partners, eligible to receive funding from four or more different countries participating in the call
  • Project duration: 24-36 months
  • Funding per project:  up to a maximum amount of 1 500 000 € (across all partners)


Both calls have a two-stage submission process. Outline proposals should be submitted by 21 September 2023. Upon evaluation of the outline proposals, selected consortia will be invited to submit full proposals.

More information about both calls is available on the page Open calls.