To encourage cooperation between researchers from different institutions, NOSTER offers two types of funding in 2022. As in previous years, there is funding available for organising conferences or symposiums (max. €1,500 per conference). The application criteria for this type of funding can be found here. Applications should be submitted to the NOSTER office by e-mail before 1 May 2022. A decision will be made before 1 June 2022.

In addition, in 2022 (as well as in 2023 and 2024) NOSTER will award one €10,000 starting grant to support a workgroup that will prepare a major research funding application related to the concept of religious imaginaries. The application criteria for this type of funding can be found here. Applications should be submitted to the NOSTER office by e-mail before 1 May 2022. A decision will be made before 1 June 2022.