Official pre-announcement of the CHANSE programme and its 2021 Call

In March, the CHANSE (Collaboration of Humanities and Social Sciences in Europe) programme will launch the call for international research projects: Transformations: Social and Cultural Dynamics in the Digital Age.

Topics of the Call:

I. Cultural Transformations in the Digital Age 

– Identity, values and worldviews 
– New stories, new aesthetics: Remaining human
– The Humanities and technological transformations: past, present, future

II. Digitalisation and Social Transformation

– Digitalisation and social relations
– Digitalised work and organizations
– Knowledge and learning in the digital age

Full call topic description is available here.

Project consortium: Composed of at least 4 Principal Investigators, i.e. partners, eligible to receive funding from the CHANSE funders from 4 or more different countries participating in the call: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Norway, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom.

Project duration: 24-36 months. Earliest funded project start: September/October 2022.

Indicative timeline:

  • Official call announcement and launch of the submission system: March 9, 2021
  • Deadline for outline proposals: May 7th, 2021, 14.00 CEST
  • Deadline for full proposals (for invited applicants): December 7th, 2021, 14.00 CET
  • Call results: May/June 2022

Details about the Call are available on the CHANSE website. The partner search tool is available here:

Eligibility requirements for Estonian participants are available on the ETAG’s web-site. The Estonian budget for this call is 230 000 euros.

The coordinator of the CHANSE programme will organise a pan-European webinar to introduce the Call in mid-March. ETAG will hold an online info-session in Estonian on February 10 at 11-12:30.

Prior registration is required (deadline February 8):

You can always address your questions to the CHANSE contact person at the Estonian Research Council:
Anna Mossolova,