By addressing the most fundamental questions of human history, culture and identity, and by promoting the values of curiosity, critical thinking and intellectual tolerance, humanities-led research provides crucial insights relevant to all areas of human endeavour.

Network of Funding Agencies

Board & Management Team

The HERA Joint Research Programme Board is responsible for the governance of the funding call and for final funding decisions.

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Network Co-ordination Group & Handling Agencies

HERA's activities are managed by a Co-ordination Group and two Handling Agencies based in the Netherlands, Germany, Iceland and Ireland

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