Centre for Advanced Study

at the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters

  • October

    The Application Process Begins

    The annual application process begins. Researchers at any of CAS' partner institutions can apply as a project leader and submit project proposals.

    Call for applications sent
  • January
    Project proposal

    Stage 1

    The initial application must include a brief project proposal and a short version of the applicant's CV.

    Deadline: mid-January.

  • February & March

    Evaluation and Selection

    The CAS Board of Directors decides which project proposals will continue to the second round of the application process.

    CAS evaluates and selects which applications will go on to the next round.
  • April
    Project proposal documents

    Stage 2

    The second-round application must include: a complete description of the project; a brief ethical self-assessment; a complete CV; letters of intent and brief CVs of four core fellows.

    Deadline: April.

  • May

    International Peer Review

    Each project proposal is peer-reviewed by three international experts.

    Refeeres evaluate the applications by filling out a web form on CAS.
  • September

    Final Selection

    The CAS Board of Directors, based on the feedback from the peer-review process, selects three projects that will be invited to spend a year at CAS.

    The final selection by the CAS Board of Directors.
  • Autumn
    The planning process

    The planning process

    The project leaders will have two years to plan their stay at CAS.

    See The Planning Process Illustrated to learn more.