Nordic Organisations’ and Institutions’ Mobility programme – NOIM is administered by the Nordic Council of Ministers’ Offices in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. The programme offers financial support to carry out study visits, training, meetings or participation in events and meetings organized by Nordic organizations and institutions. It is open to individuals or groups of Nordic and Baltic civil servants and other staff with similar functions employed in public administration, authorities and institutions at all administrative levels (state, county, regional or local level) and from different sectors as well as staff of research institutes and representatives of NGOs or NGO networks.
Applicants should have a good working knowledge in English. English is the working language of all programme documents (the correspondence with the receiving institution, the application, reporting, confirmation letters, others).
Activities dealing with climate change, digital integration, innovation, sustainable development and Covid-19 will be prioritized.
The duration of stay in the country of destination is up to 2-5 working days.
Grants vary in size dependent on the countries of destination, duration of the activity, etc.
Programme funding can cover up to 70% of the total budget, in cases when civil servants from the national or municipal authorities, also staff members of research institutes or Nordic institutions, participate in the activities. The expenses of representatives of NGOs are funded 100%.
Applications and supporting documents (scanned PDF) are to be submitted by email to the programme coordinator.
Decisions for financing will be made by the Director of the Nordic Council of Ministers’ Office in Lithuania and can be expected no later than in 2 weeks after the submission of an application. All applicants will be informed about the decisions by email.
A grant agreement is signed by the sending institution or organization.
All programme participants should report on and evaluate their experiences. A report is to be submitted no later than 30 days after completion of the mobility activity/end of the project.
Questions related to the application can be directed to: