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NORPART  (Norwegian Partnership Programme for Global Academic Cooperation) supports academic partnerships and student mobility with an emphasis on Master level between higher education institutions in Norway and selected developing countries.

Processing of applications 2018

A total of 86 applications were submitted to Diku by the deadline 31 May 2018.

The applications were submitted by 17 different higher education institutions in Norway, and include a wide range of partner institutions and organisations in 26 different NORPART partner countries. Ethiopia, Uganda, Tanzania and Nepal were the most commonly represented partner countries.

The total amount applied for was NOK 406 million. Approximately NOK 90 million was available for allocation in this year’s call for applications.

The Programme Board for NORPART made the final decision on the allocation of funds in their meeting on 30 October The result of the application process can be found at the bottom of this page. 

Selected projects will run for a period of five years from 2019-2023.

The next Call for applications is foreseen in 2021.

Presentation and video from webinar

 A webinar for applicants was held 8 March 2018. The presentations and video stream are available here:

Appicants webinar presentation PDF - 8 March

Webinar: link to video recording - 8 March (you need Adobe Flash to see it).

NORPART Start-up report 2017

SIU has published a NORPART Start-up report for 2017.

Allocation of five-year projects 2017-2021

The application deadline for five-year projects between higher education institutions in Norway and developing countries expired 5 September 2016.

A total of 114 eligible applications from 19 higher education institutions in Norway had been received by SIU within the deadline. Out of these, a total of 21 projects have been selected for funding by the Programme Board for NORPART. The total amount applied for was approx. NOK 550 million, and the available amount for the 2016 call was approx. NOK 97 million. 

Please see the list of projects selected for a provisional grant award for the period 2017-2021

You can read more about each project in SIU's project database.

More information

You can read more about NORPART here


NORPART partner countries