Call for Proposals - SSH 2013 - Collaborative projects (Large scale integrated research projects) FP7-SSH-2013-1 Closed!


The main objective of this call is to generate an in-depth, shared understanding of the complex, interrelated socio-economic challenges that Europe faces. These include the need to foster growth, employment and competitiveness, as well as social cohesion. Social, cultural and educational challenges in an enlarged EU are significant, as are sustainability, environmental protection, demographic change, migration and integration, quality of life, removing barriers to exercising citizenship and global interdependence. The aim is to improve the knowledge base for drawing up policies that have a clear relevance in these fields at European level.


Activity 8.1: Growth, employment and competitiveness in a knowledge society — the European case (total budget per Activity €6.5 million)

Area 8.1.2 Structural changes in the European knowledge economy and society

  • SSH.2013.1.2-1 Overcoming youth unemployment in Europe

Activity 8.2: Combining economic, social and environmental objectives in a European perspective: paths towards sustainable development (total budget per Activity €6.5 million)

Area 8.2.1 Socio-economic development trajectories

  • SSH.2013.2.1-1 Obstacles and prospects for sustainable lifestyles and green economy in Europe

Activity 8.3: Major trends in society and their implications (total budget per Activity €13 million)

Area 8.3.2 Social trends and lifestyles

  • SSH.2013.3.2-1 Social Innovation – empowering people, changing societies?

Activity 8.5: The Citizen in the European Union (total budget per Activity €6.5 million)

Area 8.5.2 Diversities and commonalities in Europe

  • SSH.2013.5.2-1 The multilingual challenge for the European citizen

European community funding

The Community provisional funding available for the call for proposals is:

  • 30,00 Million EUR (Orientation of the budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 31 January 2013 - 8 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call Fiche FP7-SSH-2013-1 (Guidelines for applicants)
  • Work Programme 2013 - Socio-economic sciences and Humanities (SSH) (Work programme)
  • Call - SSH 2013 - Collaborative projects (Large scale integrated research projects) (Legal base)

Organisations eligible to participate

Opened to the following bodies or institutes with legal status established in the covered areas:

  • Any legal organisation

Covered areas

Bodies or institutes must have their registered legal seat in one of the countries taking part in the Programme which are:

  • European Union (EU)

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for Research

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