Russia: mobility funding

The Academy of Finland provides funding to Finnish researchers for their research in Russia. Funding is also available for Russian researchers so that they can do research in Finland.

Travel grants from Finland to Russia

Travel grants are awarded for research at research institutes of the Russian Academy of Sciences and at Russian universities.

  • The applicant is a researcher with at least a higher academic degree, but we will give preference to researchers with a doctoral degree.
  • Applicants must have an invitation from the host institution.
  • Archive and library work does not require an invitation.
  • Minimum duration of visit is one week, maximum duration is one year (over 24 months)
  • Special instructions for mobility grants

The Academy of Finland will cover the following: 

  • Travel costs – round trip from place of residence in Finland to destination in Russia 
  • Travel costs in Russia related to the scientific programme of the visit 
  • The grant includes funds for accommodation.
  • Grant amounts

Funding for inviting Russian researchers to Finland

The invitation grant covers the following: 

  • Travel costs – round trip from Russia to Finland 
  • Travel costs in Finland related to the scientific programme of the visit 
  • Grant for living expenses


  • Kristiina Helansuo
    tel. +358 295 335 022

  • Marja-Liisa Liimatainen
    tel. +358 295 335 063


Last modified 23 Jun 2016
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