Transformations: Social and Cultural Dynamics in the Digital Age

  • Action type: Multilateral research project
  • Opening date: Friday, May 7th, 2021
  • Closing date: Tuesday, December 7th, 2021 12:00 (Europe/Brussels)
  • Budget per project: € 1 500 000
  • Estimated number of projects funded: 10
  • Project duration: 24-36 months
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CHANSE will support new and innovative research into the workings, meaning and consequences of transformations and innovations in the present digital age, viewed through the lens of the social and cultural dynamics.

Whilst the call text does not preclude comparison with or investigation into other regions, every proposal must demonstrate a strong European dimension, i.e. investigating the changes taking place/affecting Europe as a whole, or at the level of a European country, city, community, etc.


Project teams must be composed of at least 4 Principal Investigators, i.e. partners, eligible to receive funding from the CHANSE funders from 4 or more different countries participating in the call.

Countries participating in the call are Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Norway, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and United Kingdom.

In order to facilitate the process of forming research consortia, applicants can use the available partner search tool.

Full call documentation along with the link to the Electronic Submission System will be available on March 9th, 2021.