Research grants programme

The Europeana Research Grants programme awards funding for events that can bring together cultural heritage professionals and researchers. In 2021, part of the amount was allocated to special prizes.

The call for the Europeana Research Grants programme is currently closed. You can explore previous calls, winners and outputs below. Please address any enquiries to EuropeanaResearchGrants@Europeana.eu or via Twitter @EurResearch.

2021 Research Grants Call

2019 Research Event Grants call

These grants were designed to bring together cultural heritage professionals and researchers. Read about the winners.

Research event grants 2019 - Winners
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Creator: Sebastiaan ter Burg
Institution: Europeana Foundation
Country: Netherlands
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Research event grants 2019 - Winners

Read about the institutions and proposals awarded a 2019 research event grant.

Europeana Research Grants - Frequently Asked Questions
Title: Europeana Strategy meeting “Migration and culture: how can our past educate our present”
Creator: Sebastiaan ter Burg
Date: 24-05-17
Institution: Europeana Foundation
Country: Netherlands
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Europeana Research Grants - Frequently Asked Questions

Find the answers to frequently asked questions about the Europeana Research Grants Programme. 

Art Markets, Cultural Heritage,the Global & the Digital
Title: Photograph from the workshop Art Markets, Cultural Heritage, the Global & the Digital
Date: 12 March 2020
Institution: Europeana Foundation
Country: Netherlands
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Art Markets, Cultural Heritage,the Global & the Digital

KU Leuven organised a workshop in Leuven on 11-12 March 2020 and a public event in Brussels on 12 March 2020 in collaboration with Europeana Research. 

Publishing GLAM data as FAIR data
Title: Event image

Publishing GLAM data as FAIR data

This webinar explored the benefits of publishing GLAM data as FAIR data and addressed questions about how this can be achieved. 

2018 Research Grants call

Read about the call, the winners, and the outputs.

Meet the winners of the Europeana Research Grants Programme 2018
Title: From left to right: Professor Lorna Hughes, Chair of the Europeana Research Advisory Board; Dr Elizabeth Benjamin, Dr Saverio Vita, Dr Berber Hagedoorn. Brussels.
Date: 28 November 2018
Institution: Europeana Foundation
Country: Netherlands
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Meet the winners of the Europeana Research Grants Programme 2018

Read on to find out about the projects and to hear what a Europeana grant might mean for early-career scholars interested in the digital humanities.

Interactive mapping of memories
Title: Return to Sender: Mapping Memory Journeys in the Europeana 1914-1918 Postcard Archive
Creator: Elizabeth Benjamin
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Interactive mapping of memories

Funding from the 2018 Europeana Research Grants Programme provided support for three early-career scholars to develop projects related to the theme of The First World War. Read on for information about Elizabeth Benjamin's project.

Exploring autobiographical writings from prisoners of war
Title: Upgrading History. Diaries from the War Front
Creator: Saverio Vita
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Exploring autobiographical writings from prisoners of war

Funding from the 2018 Europeana Research Grants Programme provided support for three early-career scholars to develop projects related to the theme of The First World War. Read on for information about Saverio Vita's project.

The role of (audio)visual media as a storyteller
Title: Dr. Berber Hagedoorn at the Centre for Digital Humanities, University of Groningen
Date: 2019-04-25
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The role of (audio)visual media as a storyteller

Funding from the 2018 Europeana Research Grants Programme provided support for three early-career scholars to develop projects related to the theme of The First World War. Read on for information about Berber Hagedoorn's project.

2017 research grants call

Read about the call, the winners, and the outputs.

Visual representations of Romani in 19th and 20th centuries
Title: A view of the early prototype of the web platform Caterina and co. are developing.
Creator: Caterina Preda

Visual representations of Romani in 19th and 20th centuries

Hear from 2017 Europeana research grant winner Dr. Caterina Preda, lecturer and researcher at Bucharest University in Romania.

Enriching user experience with dynamic retrieval and display
Title: The 'Venetica' Visual Gallery on the Venice Scholar
Creator: Matteo Romanello
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Enriching user experience with dynamic retrieval and display

Hear from 2017 Europeana research grant winner Matteo Romanello, post-doctoral researcher in the Digital Humanities Laboratory at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland

2016 research grants call

Read about the call, the winners, and the outputs.

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