Career Stage(s): Established Researcher, Leading Researcher,

Funding Type(s): Project Funding,

Deadline: 20-04-2023 14:00 CET

Call launch: 2023 Call launch: 16 December 2022


The OPEN programme provides funding for a limited number of high quality research projects in areas that are not covered by the national research priorities. More details will follow soon.

It aims at supporting established researchers to pursue innovative research projects of high scientific quality in emerging research areas in Luxembourg. OPEN is restricted to experienced researchers with a proven track record in their respective field.


OPEN projects have a lifespan of 2 – 3 years.


  • The FNR allocates a maximum financial contribution of 1.5 MEUR for the OPEN 2023 Call.
  • Co-funding of a minimum of 25% of the total project costs (all partners included) by the contracting research institution is required.


  • Deadline for submissions is 20 April 2023, 14:00 CET. (Same deadline as for the CORE Call.)
  • Applicants should be aware that if the proposal falls within the thematic remit of the country’s research priorities, the proposal will be rejected.

See also..

Download the 2023 calls overview as an A5 flyer with short descriptions or A3 poster with deadlines only.


Results 2022 OPEN Call

Results 2021 OPEN Call

Results 2020 OPEN Call

Results 2019 OPEN Call

Results 2018 OPEN Call


The issue at the heart of EU criminal law: Three models to solve a multifaceted problem

A conflict often arises whenever several states simultaneously claim jurisdiction to prosecute criminal offences for themselves. Together with research colleagues, jurist Katalin Ligeti has found a way out of this dilemma.

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