In March 2015 a call for applications for the higher education cooperation programme IMPULSE was published. The programme was initiated by the Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy (BMWFW) and the OeAD on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the opening of the borders. The programme’s aim is to actively support current and future cooperations in the CEE region and to create an impulse for further 25 successful years of networking.

Nine projects were chosen for support in a competitive application and selection process. The projects include many different scientific disciplines and thus support the idea of funding that is as open and interdisciplinary as possible.

Currently no further call for applications in this form is planned.