Funding scheme for cooperation between Nordic and Baltic civil servants is open


The Nordic-Baltic Mobility Programme for Public Administration is now open for applications from civil servants and other staff in the public sector. The spring deadline for submitting applications is 31 March 2023.

A successful project application 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 should I apply?

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

Results from 2022

49 applications from the Nordic-Baltic region were approved for grants with a total budget of 363 434 € during the year 2022. A total number of 327 civil servants  participating in the projects granted by the mobility programme in 2022.

Applying is easy

  • Go to the electronic application system at
  • 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 – 31 March 2023!

Examples of best practices, success stories of projects supported by the mobility programme can be found here: Success stories – NB8-Grants (


Madis Kanarbik, Programme Coordinator
Nordic Council of Ministers’ Office in Estonia
Phone +372 5046570
Languages: English, Swedish, Estonian

About the Nordic-Baltic Mobility Programme for Public Administration

The programme offers grants for mobility and networking, the annual budget of the mobility porgramme, app. 250 000 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. The mobility programme has supported a total number of ca 700 projects, more than 4000 employees of public sector have been participating in these projects.