Previous Argumenta call was held in 2022. The next call will be open during the March Round of Applications 2024.
Applications close at 4 pm Finnish time on the last day of the application period.
The application is a two-stage process. The first stage will be open during the March Round of Applications on the Finnish Cultural Foundation’s Online Application Service. Applications close at 4 pm Finnish time on the last day of the application period. The second stage of the application process for the selected applicants opens in the August round of applications. The applicants will be notified of the results by the end of October.
Who may apply
The application is intended for working groups, which preferably represent disciplines covered by the project. Legal persons, such as universities, are not eligible to apply.
The core operating model for Argumenta is to organise a series of seminars and, possibly, workshops, which may also involve other activities. The funding is not intended for actual research, but rather for covering the costs of the seminars, other events, and communications.
The grant sum for one project is approximately EUR 100,000–150,000.
The objective of Argumenta projects is either to A. increase and deepen public debate on the topic or B. achieve a direct impact on societal decision-making.