Crisis – Perspectives from the Humanities

Crisis – Perspectives from the Humanities 

We are pleased to inform you that CHANSE – Collaboration of Humanities and Social Sciences in Europe and HERA – Humanities in the European Research Area announce a call for international research projects on Crisis – Perspectives from the Humanities.

Full Proposal announcement, 16 January 2024

We are pleased to inform that the selection process for Outline Proposals in the Crisis – Perspectives from the Humanities (organised jointly by CHANSE and HERA) has now concluded. The proposals invited to prepare and submit a full application have now been selected.


Full proposal announcement
Full proposal guidelines
Full proposal template
Full proposal CV template
Full Proposal National/Regional Eligibility Requirements
Full Proposal Glossary
Full Proposal Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Full Proposal Financial Plan
Full proposal UK Finance form

Proposals must be submitted via the EPSS system


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)

The goal of the Crisis call is to promote diversity in research. When building research consortia, applicants are strongly encouraged to take into account the following aspects:

  • Gender balance
  • Academic age balance
  • Geographical diversity – inclusion of Widening countries participating in the Call*
  • Knowledge exchange and impact

*Widening Countries participating in the call: Bulgaria, Croatia, Czechia, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia and outermost regions: French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Mayotte, Reunion Island and Saint-Martin (France), Azores and Madeira (Portugal) and the Canary Islands (Spain).

Proposals must be submitted via the EPSS system

Call Documentation

Crisis - Call Announcement

Crisis - National Eligibility Requirements

Outline Proposal Form

Financial Plan template

Crisis Glossary

Crisis FAQs

Crisis Leaflet

Call Timeline

Official call announcement and launch of the submission system: May 26th, 2023

Deadline for outline proposals: September 21st, 2023, 14.00 CET

Deadline for invited full proposals: March 26th 2024, 14.00 CET

Call results: October/November 2024

Funded project start: December 2024/ March 2025


Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom

The inclusion of Ukrainian researchers is encouraged, applicants should review the guidance within the national eligibility annex.


In order to facilitate the process of forming research consortia, we offer applicants a partner search tool available here: This tool can be used by projects looking for partners and partners looking for projects.


An online webinar took place hosted by the Call Secretariat on June 14th 2023, 10:00 – 12:00 CET, To view the webinar recording please see the link below:

Crisis webinar - information session

For general questions please contact:


For question related to national eligibility requirements please contact your national/regional contact point:

CountryFunding OrganisationContact
AustriaAustrian Science Fund,
Belgium Fund for Scientific Research,
Bulgaria Bulgarian National Science Fund,
Croatia Croatian Science Foundation, HRZZ
Czechia Czech Academy of Sciences , CAS
Denmark Danish Agency for Higher Education and Science,
Estonia Estonian Research Council,
Finland Academy of Finland,
FranceFrench National Research Agency,
IrelandIrish Research Council,
Latvia Latvian Council of Science,
Lithuania Research Council of Lithuania, LMT
Norway Research Council of Norway,
PolandNational Science Centre,
PortugalFoundation for Science and Technology,
Romania Executive Unit for Financing Higher Education, Research, Development and Innovation,
Slovakia Slovak Academy of Sciences,
Slovenia Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Innovation, MVZI
Spain State Research Agency, AEI
Sweden Swedish Research Council,
SwitzerlandSwiss National Science Foundation,
United KingdomUnited Kingdom Research and Innovation –
Arts and Humanities Research Council, UKRI-AHRC

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