Partnership Program with North America
The Norwegian Partnership Program for Collaboration in Higher Education with North America (the Partnership Program) is a program for cooperation in higher education with the United States and Canada.
The program is funded through the Ministry of Education and Research’s North America Strategy for Higher Education Cooperation (2012-2015). The program is administered by the Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Education (SIU).
The total annual allocation for the program is NOK 6 million. The annual allocation per project is set at NOK 500.000 (NOK 2,700.000 in total). All funds will be allocated in 2012, and no new calls for applications are currently planned.
The allocation committee for the Partnership Program for North America met on June 14 to allocate funding in the “Partnership Program for Collaboration in Higher Education with North America (2012-2015)”.
By the deadline on March 29, SIU had received 58 applications for funding. The following twelve projects have been awarded funding for the program period 2012-2015: