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									     European Funding
for the Arts and Humanities

          Carole McKinlay
The UK Research Office

Objectives of this presentation

• To demonstrate some of the European funding
  opportunities arts and humanities researchers can
• To identify some alternative arts and humanities
  funding schemes from International or other sources
• To highlight sources of information and assistance
The UK Research Office

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Electronic publications:

 FP Spotlight – News and policy on EU FWP
 FP Calls – Calls for Proposals on EU FWP

 European News – News and policy on RTD-related issues
 European Funds – Tenders, Calls for Proposals, etc.

 European RTD Insight – General EU RTD (for British Council)
European Funding for Arts and Humanities

Framework Programme 6 (2002-2006)
   Life Sciences, Genomics and Biotechnology for Health
                                                                                            New/Emerging S&T

                                                             Specific Activities Covering
                                                              a Wider Field of Research
            Information Society Technologies                                                and Policy Support
          Nanotechnologies and Nanosciences,
      Knowledge-Based Multifunctional Materials and
         New Production Processes and Devices                                                 SME Activities
                 Aeronautics and Space
                   Food Quality and Safety
  Sustainable Development, Global Change and Ecosystems                                        International
     Citizens and Governance in the Knowledge Society

      Innovation       Human Resources            Research                                    Science and
       and SMEs          and Mobility          Infrastructures                                  Society

    Co-ordination of Research Activities     Development of RTD/Innovation Policies
European Funding for Arts and Humanities

FP6 - Citizens and Governance
 Genomics &     • Knowledge-Based Society and Social Cohesion
   Biotech      - Improving the production, transmission and
                   utilisation of knowledge
                - Options and choices for society
 Society Tech
                • Citizenship, Democracy and Governance
  2N, 2M, 2P    - Citizenship, Democracy, Legitimacy
                - Implications of European integration and
 Aeronautics       enlargement
  and Space     - Political and Social Institutions
 Food Quality   - New forms of governance
  and Safety    - Security issues and conflict resolution
 Sust. Dev &    - Cultural Diversity in Europe (new forms of
Global Change      citizenship and cultural identities)
 Citizens and   - Cultural Dialogue with other world regions
 Governance     - Role of the Media
European Funding for Arts and Humanities

FP6 - Information Society Technologies
                • Applied research for major societal and economic
 Genomics &
   Biotech        challenges
                - Addressing societal challenges - preservation of
                  cultural heritage (intangible and tangible cultural
 Society Tech
  2N, 2M, 2P    - Technologies for trust and security
                - Addressing work and business challenges - lifelong
 Aeronautics      and e-learning challenges
  and Space     - Complex problem solving for society
 Food Quality   • Knowledge and interface technologies
  and Safety    - Knowledge technologies & digital content - technol.
 Sust. Dev &      support & design, creation, management & publishing
Global Change     of multi-media content, semantic-based systems
 Citizens and   - Intelligent interfaces and surfaces – access to
 Governance       multi-lingual and multi-cultural information
European Funding for Arts and Humanities

Culture 2000 (2000-2004)

• Runs from 1 January 2000 to 31 December 2004 (~2006)
• Seeks to encourage cultural co-operation in artistic and
  cultural sectors common to all European peoples
• Total budget: €167 M (subject to revision)
• Budget for 2003: €31 M (2002:€33 M)
• 2004 Call expected June 2003
  All projects in 2004 call must begin by November, 2004
European Funding for Arts and Humanities

Culture 2000 - Areas of Activity

 •   Multi-Annual themes - addressing the citizen / new
     technology / media addressing creativity / tradition
     and innovation: linking the past and the future
 •   Annual themes - Visual Arts / Performing Arts /
     Cultural Heritage
 •   Books, reading and translation
European Funding for Arts and Humanities

Culture 2000 - Overarching themes

• Dialogue and mutual knowledge of European cult.& history
• Promotion of creativity and mobility of cultural operators
• Cultural diversity and new forms of cultural expression
• Common cultural heritage of European significance
• Culture and socio-economic development
• Intercultural dialogue/exchange with non-European cultures
• Culture in social integration and citizenship
• Citizens’ access to and participation in culture
European Funding for Arts and Humanities

Culture 2000 – Annual Themes

•   2002 - Visual Arts - all non-profit making modern and
    contemporary visual arts inc. industrial and commercial design,
    video art and cyber art
•   2003 - Performing Arts - theatre, dance, music, opera, street
    theatre, circus and the lyric arts
•   2004 - Cultural Heritage - movable, built underwater or
    immaterial heritage, archives, libraries but NOT cultural heritage
    of the modern period
•   Books, reading and translation will be included in all calls in
    2002-2004 -eBooks & their multi-lingual distribution; improving
    translation skills; translation of post-1950 literary works by
    European authors (young & children), art history and art theory
    European book author translation
European Funding for Arts and Humanities

Participating countries

15 EU Member States
Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Greece, France, Ireland, Italy,
Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, UK

3 EEA/EFTA members
Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway

10 Central and Eastern countries
Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland,
Romania, Slovak Republic, Slovenia

2 Other countries
Cyprus and Malta (memorandum of understanding)
European Funding for Arts and Humanities

Culture 2000 - Projects funded in 2000
• Seminars with young people on the importance of safe-
  keeping memories - €138.500
• Using the internet to improve knowledge on European
  women's literature heritage in the twentieth century -
• A computerised catalogue of translations in European
  languages of academic works in classical studies -
• A comparative study of the development of European
  religious paintings based on the Loverdos collection of
  Byzantine and post Byzantine icons - €520.000
European Funding for Arts and Humanities

MEDIA PLUS Programme (2001-2005)


Aim: to strengthen the competitiveness of European audio-visual industry
through training of professionals, development of projects and companies,
distribution and promotion of cinematographic works and AV programmes
and support of festivals.
Participation: open to practitioners of the AV industry as well as
‘’enabling’’ organisations (training bodies, film schools and festival
Budget: €400 million for the period 2001-2005 (50M€ training)
Call: various deadlines
Contact: http:/www.mediadesk.co.uk
European Funding for Arts and Humanities

FP6 - Science and Society

    Bringing research closer to society
           Science and Governance
           Scientific advice and reference systems

    Responsible research and application of S&T
          Ethics

          Uncertainty, risk and the precautionary principle

    Stepping up the science / society dialogue and women in science
          Public understanding

          Young peoples’ interest in scientific careers

          Women and Science
European Funding for Arts and Humanities

Other Commission Sources - eContent


Aim: to promote the production, use and dissemination of European
digital products and services by supporting cooperation between
companies in the field and the public and private sectors
Scope: the key actions may involve subjects such as art, cultural
heritage, archives, libraries and tourism.
Budget: €100 million for the period 2001-2005
Participation: Member / Associate States and Candidate Countries
Call: the next call is expected in December 2002 (Continuous submission
open until 16 December 2002 for Accompanying Measures)
European Funding for Arts and Humanities

Other Commission Sources - TEN-Telecom (eTEN)


Aim: promotes the marketing of European digital goods and services in the
cultural field in areas of common interest, such as education and culture
Scope: telecommunications networks-based applications, generic
services adapted to mobile users and offering enhanced security, and the
interconnection and interoperability of networks
Budget: €276 million for the period 2000-2006
Participation: open to proposals from single entities, provided they aim
to be active in several member states
Call: No call at present but very helpful website
 European Funding for Arts and Humanities

 Other Commission Sources - Leonardo da Vinci


Aim: EU vocational training programme aiming to support Member States'
policies on employability, lifelong learning and social inclusion. It seeks to
achieve this through transnational mobility initiatives and the exchange of
good practice and innovation.
Scope: mobility, pilot projects, language competences, transnational
networks in the arts.
Budget: €1,150 million for the period 2000-2006.
Participation: open to any organisation involved in vocational training or
education of any kind, including language training and research into training
Deadline: Various
European Funding for Arts and Humanities

Other Commission Sources - Leonardo da Vinci

 • Mobility (Procedure A)

 • Pilot Projects (Procedure B/C)

 • Language Competences (Procedure B)

 • Transnational Networks (Procedure B)

 • Reference Materials (Procedure C)

 • Joint Actions (Procedure C)
 European Funding for Arts and Humanities

 Other Commission Sources - Socrates

Aim: seeks to promote language learning, and to encourage mobility and
innovation in all areas of education.
Scope: mobility (moving around Europe), organising joint projects, setting
up European networks (disseminating ideas and good practice), and
conducting studies and comparative analyses in the arts.
Budget: €1,850 million for the period 2000-2006.
Participation: open to educational establishments of all types from MS,
EFTA, CEEC, but also civil servants and decision makers; local and regional
authorities; parents’ associations; the business sector; associations and
Calls: annual and vary between action.
European Funding for Arts and Humanities

Other Commission Sources - Europeaid


Aim: Designed to promote regional and multi-lateral networking
between EU MS + 17 Asian countries/territories)

EU-India Economic Cross Cultural Programme – academic staff, PD
and PhD exchanges- new call expected Summer 2002
EU-China Higher Education Network
EU Studies Programme (New Delhi, India) - encompasses politics, EU
law, sociology, etc. - exchanges are funded
European Funding for Arts and Humanities

Other Commission Sources

DG Employment & Social Affairs:
Social Exclusion, Anti-Discrimination
DG Justice & Home Affairs:
Daphne, Hippokrates, STOP, Refugee Fund
DG Environment:
Sixth EAP, NGO Funding
DG Transport & Energy:
PACT, SAVE, Synergy
DG Health & Consumer Protection:
Public Health
European Funding for Arts and Humanities

European Science Foundation
Scope: all sciences and humanities
Budget: 3.5M€ yearly
Calls: Varied deadlines
EURESCO conferences 2002: (Theoretical and Experimental
Linguistics, Interactional Linguistics, The Structure of the Learner
Humanities Research: Archeology, History, Ethnology and folklore,
Literature and arts, Linguistics, Philosophy, Theology, Occupation of
Europe: the impact of National, Socialist and Fascist rules (travel grants),
Cultural Exchange in Europe 1400-1700 (travel grants)
EUROCORES: The Origin of Man, Language and Languages
European Funding for Arts and Humanities

ESF - Further Information

 European Science Foundation
 1 quai Lezay-Marnésia
 67080 Strasbourg cedex
 Tel: +33 (0)3 88 76 71 00
 Fax: +33 (0)3 88 37 05 32       The British Academy
 Email: communications@esf.org   Mr. P W H Brown
 http://www.esf.org              10 Carlton House Terrace,
                                 London SW1Y 5AH
                                 Telephone +44 0207 969 5200;
                                 Fax +44 0207 969 5300
European Funding for Arts and Humanities

European Cultural Foundation

Aim: to promote an open and unified Europe where cultural diversity can
flourish. (independent non-profit organisation)
Scope: cultural and educational activities, research of a multi-national
Priorities: Encouraging Inter-cultural Dialogue / Stimulating Social
Participation through artistic and cultural activity / Strengthening the
Cultural sector
Budget: 3.5M€ annually
Participation: Travel grants, Project grants, Job-shadowing scheme,
Evaluation and Communication grants, Study visits
Calls: Varied deadlines
European Funding for Arts and Humanities

European Cultural Foundation
Priority 1 - Encouraging Intercultural Dialogue: travel grants for
individuals (Europe and Med), project grants for culturally-mixed teams
(e.g. translators, cartoonists, writers, journalists)
Priority 2 - Stimulating Social Participation through artistic and
cultural activity: job-shadowing for artists, study grants for individual
opinion multipliers (media professionals, policymakers), project grants for
independent cultural organisations, evaluation and communication grants
for organisations (analyse or document art work)
Priority 3 - Strengthening the Cultural sector: travel grants for cultural
managers and policymakers of C, E and SE Europe, project grants for
cultural organisations to develop innovative partnerships, evaluation and
communication grants for organisations to advocate best practice and
policymaking in the cultural sector
European Funding for Arts and Humanities

Volkswagen Foundation

Aim: To support science, humanities and technology through research
and university teaching (in co-operation with German Institutions).
Priority Areas: How do we perceive and shape ‘’Foreign’’ and
‘’Native’’ cultural identities?/ Documentation of Endangered Languages /
Global Structures and Governance / Innovation processes in Economy
and Society
Participation: Grants, Summer Schools, Symposia, Fellowships,
Stays, Workshops. Awards up to 5 years duration.
Deadline: Various
European Funding for Arts and Humanities

Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation

Aim: To develop a group of talented people from every walk of life who
will combine their professional expertise with a deep understanding of
Priority Areas: All disciplines (British citizens)
Participation: Fellowships, Prizes - (e.g. art historian, theatre director,
textile designer, potter, jeweller, musician, historian) 20 month awards -
10 months study of Japanese culture and language followed by 10
months work experience
Deadline: Call due in Autumn of 2003
Where can I find information about European funding

   UKRO and the IHP National Contact Point
    http:// www.ukro.ac.uk
    http:// www.ukro.ac.uk/public/IHPHelp/NCPindex.htm

   Sixth Framework Programme
    http:// www. cordis.lu/rtd2002/

   Europe and Culture Portal

   Culture (EUCLID) NCP

   Mobility Centres/ Mobility Portal
Who can I speak to when I need help?

Why not try...

  European Research / Liaison Officer
  National Contact Points


  Commission

  http://www.ukro.ac.uk
  http://www.europa.eu.int

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