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26.11.2021 - 15.12.2021
01.12.2021 - 31.12.2021



Aurora Database to Become Part of at the Beginning of 2022

Aurora, the national funding database for science and art, which has been maintained and developed by the University of Turku, is changing its home at the beginning of 2022. The…

Aurora Wishes You a Sunny Midsummer!

The Aurora database does not rest even in the summer. We update the funding information regardless of the weather, and future funding calls can be found on our site also…

Academy of Finland Has Published September 2021 Call Texts - The Call Will Open on 11 August

The Academy of Finland has published the call texts for the upcoming September 2021 call in English, Finnish and in Swedish. The call texts are available on the Academy’s website…

Updates on Aurora Database on 19 March

On Friday 19 March in the morning, un update will be installed to the Aurora database, which may hamper the search tool momentarily. The function should recover quickly.

Academy of Finland’s April 2021 call texts out now

The Academy of Finland’s April 2021 call texts are now available on the Academy’s website. Applications can be submitted in the online services as of Thursday 1 April. The deadline…

Aurora's Introduction Video Now Has Subtitles in Three Languages

Aurora's introduction video now has subtitles in three languages: Finnish, Swedish and English. You can select the subtitle language by clicking the CC-button at the down-right corner of the video.

What is Aurora Database?

On Aurora database you can search for Finnish funding opportunities in sciences and arts, for both project funding and personal grants. The database lists funding of over 400 organisations and new funding opportunities are constantly added on to keep the database up to date. The information on Aurora is collected directly from the funding organisations.

The database is available for use free of charge. Users should verify all information from the funding organisations e.g. through their websites which will also provide more detailed application information.

The Aurora services are produced by the University of Turku. The funding for Aurora comes from Universities Finland UNIFI, The Rector´s Conference of Finnish Universities of Applied Sciences Arene and the Association of Finnish Foundations.