University of Oulu Academics, UOA, awards travel grants for its members in 2020 (new round)

The grants are intended to cover travelling expenses for active participation (oral presentation or poster required) in academic conferences both in Finland and abroad during the year 2020. A new round for travel grants is organized because Covid19 pandemic has affected many conferences and organizing of them.

The amount of the grant is max. 250 € for trips in Finland, to the Nordic and the Baltic countries, or for online conferences, and max. 350 € to other countries. The grant may be awarded to one person max. three times in row. The grants will be paid against receipts (copies are accepted) during the year 2020. NOTE: The travelers must follow national instructions and restrictions regarding travelling abroad and in Finland.

Special emphasis is placed on active participation in the conference. The application should include: an abstract of the paper or equivalent, estimate of the travelling costs, and information of other applications on hand.

Applications should be addressed to the Board of UOA per e-mail to: sirpa.aalto[at]

The closing date is September 30, 2020. The information concerning the awarded grant will be sent by e-mail. Further information can be obtained from Sirpa Aalto, e-mail: sirpa.aalto[at]