EIBURS provides grants to university research centres working on research topics and themes of major interest to the Bank. Sponsorships, of up to EUR 100 000 per year for a period of 3 years, are awarded through a competitive process to interested university departments or research centres associated with universities in EU, candidate or potential candidate countries.
For the academic year 2014/2015, the EIBURS programme has selected three new lines of research:
- Economic analysis of energy efficiency
- Demographic change in the EU, the oldest-old and the need for innovative models of more efficient elderly care
- Impact of microfinance on financial and social inclusion in Europe
Proposals should be submitted in English or French and the deadline for presentation of proposals is 30 September 2014 (by midnight, GMT time +1). Proposals submitted after this date will not be considered.
Proposals should be sent to :