International funding by theme
International collaborative research funding
- Two-way SBE-RCUK Lead Agency Agreement
- Round three of the Digging into Data Challenge
International co-investigators policy
International co-investigators from anywhere in the world can be included in the majority of ESRC research schemes
These are collaborative agreements with funding agencies in other countries to enable joint support of applications through ESRC's grants competitions
- Information on the European Union's Seventh Framework Programme (FP7)
- Open Research Area in Europe for the Social Sciences
NORFACE Welfare State Futures
Visiting scholars and fellowships
Library of Congress Placement Scheme
This scheme offers AHRC and ESRC-funded postgraduate students, research assistants and early career researchers a short-term fellowship at the Library of Congress, Washington, USA.
International relations and development
ESRC-DFID Joint Scheme for Research on International Development (Poverty Alleviation)
Our strategic partnership with the Department for International Development (DFID) provides a funding scheme for development research.
UK Collaborative on Development Sciences (external website)
UKCDS brings together key UK funders and stakeholders who provide support for the development sciences research base. Members of UKCDS work together to establish a framework for co-ordinating development sciences research in the UK. Its aim is to provide sustainable improvements and benefits for the lives of the world's poorest people. ESRC is a founding member.