The purpose of the BFM Mobility Fund is to support research and development in the realms of media, arts and communication, by enabling the academic staff to take part in international conferences and development meetings. 

    Fund means are first and foremost distributed to the following activities:

    •  conference attendance (with presentation);
    • participation in research, cultural and development events dedicated to collaboration with foreign partners;
    • exceptionally: research in libraries, museums or archives;
    • exceptionally: conducting field work.

    The applicants can be BFM academic staff and doctoral students, who are currently not on academic leave and who have no previous missing reports for the fund.

    Applications can be submitted three times yearly: by January 10th, May 10th or September 10th.

    The fund is managed by the committee, assigned by the director of BFM for one year. In 2019 the committee members are:

    • Andres Jõesaar
    • Indrek Ibrus
    • Veiko Vaatmann
    • Heili Einasto
    • Pia Tikka

    The applications are to be sent to the research coordinator Kristel Karu-Kletter.

    Statute of the fund