The NOP Scientific Journal Grant aims to promote the dissemination of qualified research results within the fields of humanities and social sciences. The NOP-HS supports Nordic journals of the highest quality that promote renewal in the research field.
The grant is open to journals with a humanities- or social sciences orientation. The journals must have a Nordic foundation, have an external peer review system and be regularly indexed by international databases. As of 2016, the supported journals must be electronically accessible. As of 2018, the supported journal must be open access.
The current terms and conditions for the grant are described in the call for proposals.
The journal grant decisions are made by NOP-HS, a sub-board to the NOS-HS.
NOP-HS Scientific Journal call 2019 will be launched in September. The call is estimated to be open 3rd – 30th September 2019, closing at 16:15 local Finnish time (UTC+03:00). Kindly check the application period again at the end of August, in case of any changes.
The call text will be published on this site. Please check that you and your journal are eligible to apply by taking a look at the eligibility criteria.
The grant will be available in three sizes: small, medium and large. See definitions for each category, and state in the application form which grant you apply for. The funding period is max. for two years, starting 1.1.2020.
Small grant: 2 800 € per year
1) A grant for newly established journals that cannot yet show great impact. 1 year grant.
2) A grant for journals with low budget, which nevertheless make a convincing case of the journal’s quality and the need for the journal. 1 or 2 year grant.
Medium grant: 5 600 € per year
A grant for journals publishing less than three issues and 300 pages per year. One issue is expected to contain a minimum of three refereed articles. 1 or 2 year grant.
Large grant: 11 200 € per year
A grant for established, stable journals publishing at least three issues and 300 pages per year. One issue is expected to contain a minimum of three refereed articles. 1 or 2 year grant.
Application are submitted to Academy of Finland online services.
For further questions please contact at nop-hs(at)aka.fi.