Apply for funding! Grants open for Nordic and Baltic civil servants.


The Nordic-Baltic Mobility Programme for Public Administration is now open for applications from civil servants and other staff in the public sector. The deadline for applications is 30 March, 2021. There is only one application round per year.

In order to obtain funding, your project should involve partners from at least three countries: Nordic applicants should visit a minimum of two Baltic countries, while Baltic applicants should visit partners in at least two Nordic countries.

Why apply?

  • You and your colleagues in Nordic and Baltic countries have ideas, plans and experiences worth sharing, discovering and discussing with partners.
  • Applying and reporting is easy and user friendly – all can be done online at NB8-Grants.

Results from 2020

46 applications from the Nordic-Baltic region were approved for grants with a total budget of 265 645 € in 2020. A total number of 280 civil servants are participating in the projects granted by the mobility programme during 2020/2021.

The projects are quite evenly distributed between all the participating NB8 countries represented in the mobility programme. The statistical results of all participating countries in projects financed by the programme in 2020 are following (numbers behind the name of the country show in how many projects the country is participating in 2020):

Applying is easy

The electronic application system at is open for applications from 15 January 2021. Please read the guidelines carefully and start looking for project partners in good time. Register or log in if you are already a user of the mobility programme and start filling in the application – please note that you can fill in the application step by step up to the deadline.

Do not forget to submit your application before the deadline – 30 March 2021!


About the Nordic-Baltic Mobility Programme for Public Administration

The programme offers grants for mobility and networking, the annual budget of the mobility programme, approx. 200 000 EUR, is financed by all NB8 countries – Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway and Sweden. The purpose of the programme is to promote and strengthen cooperation, exchange of knowledge, and networking between public administration structures on all administrative levels in the Nordic-Baltic Region. The programme aims to facilitate the harmonization of more efficient working methods in the public sector. The overall goal is to increase the global competitive power of the region.