Call for proposals 2017 - H2020 - Governance for the future H2020-SC6-GOV-2018-2019-2020 Closed!


The aim of the call is to enhance the evidence base and provide sound policy and technological options in order to develop adapted governance structures at various relevant levels. The call addresses the very foundations of governance and democracy by supporting the collection of new evidence and the development of policy options in key constitutional and institutional areas such as social rights in Europe, trust, citizenship, differentiation in the EU, open innovation, security and defence policy, digital democracy and also the delivery of public goods and the governance of the digital single market and of the European cloud infrastructure for public administration. Populism, polarisation and radicalisation are addressed from the angle of inclusive and reflective societies. International cooperation is also required in topics on global governance and violent extremism in the broader MENA region and the Balkans.


This call covers the following topics:

  • DT-GOVERNANCE-05-2018-2019-2020: New forms of delivering public goods and inclusive public services
  • DT-GOVERNANCE-12-2019-2020: Pilot on using the European cloud infrastructure for public administrations
  • DT-GOVERNANCE-13-2019: Digitisation, Digital Single Market and European culture: new challenges for creativity, intellectual property rights and copyright
  • GOVERNANCE-01-2019: Trust in governance
  • GOVERNANCE-02-2018-2019: Past, present and future of differentiation in European governance
  • GOVERNANCE-03-2018: Addressing populism and boosting civic and democratic engagement
  • GOVERNANCE-04-2019: Enhancing social rights and EU citizenship
  • GOVERNANCE-06-2018: Trends and forward-looking scenarios in global governance
  • GOVERNANCE-08-2018: Partnering for viability assessments of innovative solutions for markets outside Europe
  • GOVERNANCE-14-2018: ERA-Net Co-fund - Renegotiating democratic governance in times of disruptions
  • GOVERNANCE-15-2018: Taking lessons from the practices of interdisciplinarity in Europe
  • SU-GOVERNANCE-10-2019: Drivers and contexts of violent extremism in the broader MENA region and the Balkans
  • SU-GOVERNANCE-11-2018: Extreme ideologies and polarisation

European community funding

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

  • 94,00 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 13 March 2018 - 3 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)
  • 14 March 2019 - 2 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Work Programme 2018-2020 (Work programme)

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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