The 7th Framework Programme

This project is funded under the Socio-economic Sciences and Humanities theme of the Seventh Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development (FP7). FP7 is the EU’s main instrument for funding research in Europe and it will run from 2007-2013. FP7 is also designed to respond to Europe’s employment needs, competitiveness and quality of life. More information on the 7th Framework Programme can be found here.

Socio-economic sciences and the humanities’ (SSH) Programme Funding ‘Socio-economic sciences and the humanities’ (SSH) will contribute to an in-depth, shared understanding of the complex and interrelated socio economic challenges confronting Europe. During FP7, EU research in Socio-economic Sciences and the Humanities promises to study and offer answers to questions regarding the demographic change and quality of life; education and employment in view of the current economic trends; global interdependence and the transfer of knowledge; the well-being of democracies and political participation; cultural diversity and the values.

Project Officer: Dr. Yuri Borgman-Prebil Scientific Officer/Research Programme Officer EUROPEAN COMMISSION Directorate-General for Research & Innovation European Research Area Unit B.6