Open SAS-EAS Call 2023

The Slovak Academy of Sciences announces the call for submission of project proposals under the Basic Mobility Program with the Estonian Academy of Sciences for the period 2024 – 2025.

Call schedule

15 May 2023Announcement of the call
30 June 2023Deadline for submission of project proposals
September/October 2023Completion of the assessment at the national and international level
November 2023  Comparison and approval of results by both partner organizations and SAS Presidium
December 2023Announcement of results

General conditions for the project proposal submission

  • The duration of projects shall be of 2 years.
  • The SAS – EAS project proposal (max. 3 pages) must be submitted by the principal investigators on both sides.
  • The project proposals will be evaluated by independent evaluators and the relevant commission separately on the Estonian and Slovak side. The final decision related to project funding is in the competence of SAS Presidency.
  • A maximum of 3 (three) two-year mobility projects shall be selected for funding.
  • In particular, the content of the project, its overall impact, the added value of mutual bilateral cooperation and the quality of the research group (inclusion of young researchers) will be assessed.
  • Out of the whole team, at least 1/3 must be junior researchers or PhD students
  • Project proposals in English must be completed and submitted within the stated deadline exclusively via the Intranet online application.
  • To submit a project proposal, log in to the SAS Intranet. Select Bilateral Mobility Call and fill in a project proposal. After finishing your proposal, you shall forward it through your Intranet account to the Director of your SAS Institute for its approval. The Director shall approve your proposal. Once the project proposal is approved by the Director, it will be automatically sent to OMS Úrad SAV (Department of International Cooperation, Office of the SAS) via his/her Intranet account. Bear in mind that all project proposals must be submitted by the SAS Institute Directors by 30 June 2023.
  • Follow the attached instructions to submit your Slovak-Estonian project proposal.


Dr. František Fundárek

T.: +421 2 5751 0138