City of Helsinki Research Grants 2018 were open for application

The application period for the City of Helsinki Research Grants, totalling 73,000 euros, was open until 7 March 2018. The research grants are intended for post-graduate students with a Master’s or equivalent degree (working on doctoral or licentiate theses). Also post doc research projects are eligible for the grants.

Grants may be awarded for research focusing on:

• city economy and preconditions for business operations,

• organisation and evaluation of services produced or ordered by the city,

• living environment, well-being, history and urban life in Helsinki, or

• issues related to economic and cultural dynamism and internationalisation in Helsinki.

The grants will be awarded in May–June.

All applications must be submitted by Wednesday 7 March, 12:00 noon. Please see the application form below for more detailed instructions on how to apply. For further information, you can also contact Research Director Katja Vilkama, tel. +358(0)9 310 78396, e-mail: katja.vilkama(at) (between 12 February and 7 March).   

Application form in English (pdf)

Application form in English (doc)