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The University of Tampere Foundation

Tampere Universities
Phone+358 (0)50 4708100
The foundation office is managed by Jaana Tuomi, email: jaana.tuomi@tuni.fi​​​​​​​  The foundation’s representative is Jari Gadd, e-mail: jari.gadd@borenius.com Business ID 0211689-1. Foundation office: City Centre Campus, Kalevantie 4

The University of Tampere Foundation

The University of Tampere Foundation was established in 1973, when the University of Tampere (now Tampere University) became a state institution. According to the foundation’s charter, the foundation’s purpose is to support activities and research conducted at Tampere University in the fields of

  • social sciences
  • health sciences
  • humanities and
  • natural sciences
  • and in social research, business and management studies, educational sciences and research and education in the arts

The foundation also carries out its mission by

  • awarding grants and stipends for research conducted within Tampere University at the discretion of the foundation’s board;
  • supporting scientific research and teaching at Tampere University by other means; and
  • supporting the activities of Tampere University by other financial means.

For the purpose of managing its assets and funding different types of activities, the foundation may engage in business and investment activities that support the foundation’s mission, such as investing in housing and properties.

The foundation is managed and represented by its board.

 

The foundation office is managed by Jaana Tuomi, e-mail: %20jaana.tuomi [at] tuni.fi

The foundation’s representative is Jari Gadd, e-mail: jari.gadd [at] borenius.com

 

APPLICATION FOR GRANTS FROM DONOR FUNDS IN 2022

The University of Tampere Foundation declares the grants from the following donor funds open for application. The application deadline is 6 October 2022.

1. VOCATIONAL EDUCATION FUND The fund awards grants up to the maximum total amount of €15.000 for research in the field of vocational education.

2. KALLE KAIHARI’S HEART RESEARCH FUND The fund awards one or more grants up to the maximum total amount of €6.000 for current research in heart diseases.

3. FUND FOR MUNICIPAL STUDIES The fund awards grants up to the maximum total amount of €6.000 to students who have been successful in their studies towards a Master’s degree in local governance or to postgraduate students who have shown talent in the field.

4. SCHOOL OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION FUND The fund awards grants up to the maximum total amount of €2.000 for research in business administration at Tampere University.

5. INFORMATION SYSTEMS FUND Emeritus Professor Pertti Järvinen’s Information Systems Fund awards grants up to the maximum total amount of €1.000 for postgraduate studies and/or research in information systems science at Tampere University. The grant may be awarded, for example, for conducting empirical fieldwork or participation in a scientific conference.

6. TEEMU TUOMINEN’S INTERNATIONAL CRISIS MANAGEMENT FUND The fund awards one grant of €800 to an undergraduate student in political science, for example, for a field trip abroad or for an international conference.

7. ANU KIRRA FUND The fund grants €15.000 to chronically ill or disabled students. The fund prioritises applications from talented students who suffer from arthritis and have limited means of support. Explain why you apply for this particular grant, detail the sum you apply for as well as the planned use of the grant.

8. MATTI NAARMINEN’S FUND The fund grants €6.000 for research on prostate cancer.

The applications do not have a set format.

Email your application to tukisaatio.tau [at] tuni.fi or jaana.tuomi [at] tuni.fi