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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 [email protected] or via Twitter @EurResearch.

2021 Research Grants Call

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

Meet the winners of the Europeana research grants and prizes 2021
Title:
Vänersborgs museum, Nordiska djursalen. Dokumentation av arbetet med att utveckla de permanenta utställningarna.
Creator:
Panser, Anna
Date:
2019-08-06
Institution:
Vänersborgs museum
Country:
Sweden
News Created: 1 November 2021 Alba Irollo

Meet the winners of the Europeana research grants and prizes 2021

We are delighted to announce the winners of the fifth Europeana Research Grants Programme call. Three projects on crowdsourcing and research received a grant and two projects for video tutorials for Higher Education were awarded a special prize. Read on to find out more.

New project at the University of Warsaw explores cultural heritage geodata and crowdsourcing
Title:
world from "Modern and Authentic System of Universal Geography ... being a complete and universal history and description of the whole world ... To illustrate the work are introduced ... maps, charts ... and ... numerous engravings, etc".
Date:
1810
Institution:
British Library
Country:
United Kingdom

New project at the University of Warsaw explores cultural heritage geodata and crowdsourcing

In 2021, Europeana Research Grants Programme awarded funding for innovative projects exploring crowdsourcing and research. Hear from a winning project at the University of Warsaw.

2019 Research Event Grants call

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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.

Meet the winners of the Europeana Research Grants Programme 2017
Title:
Chromo-lithograph of Scott Monument by T. Nelson and Sons, [Monuments], and Princes Street: Looking West - Edinburgh
Creator:
Kemp, George Meikle and Thomas Nelson & Sons
Date:
1890
Institution:
the European Library
Country:
United Kingdom

Meet the winners of the Europeana Research Grants Programme 2017

We're thrilled to announce our three Grants Winners for the Europeana Research Grants Programme 2017, together with the short list of promising proposals. 

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.

2016 research grants call

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

Mapping a Colony
Title:
Ships at Anchor on a Quiet Sea
Date:
c.1640 - c.1679
Institution:
Rijksmuseum
Country:
Netherlands

Mapping a Colony

Read about the outcomes from 2016 Europeana research grants winners Nanna Thylstrup (University of Copenhagen), Lene Asp (author), and Mace Ojala (IT University of Copenhagen).

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