ATTR Mobility Grants

In order to encourage the PhD students to spend time at top-level academic institutions, ATTR funds mobility grants. The grants are awarded based on the relevance of the host institution for the applicant's PhD project, and its relation to the aims and profile of ATTR.

Grants 2022


ATTR award mobility grants with a large extent of flexibility: You can plan a long stay or many shorter stays to one or several international acknowledged academic institutions. 

Each member may apply for up to NOK 50.000, and the total grant amount is NOK 150.000.

Deadline for application: 1 March 2022

Feedback on applications: 22 March 2022

Deadline for spending the grant is 31 December 2022


How to apply (pdf)


2019 Grant: Brage Thunestvedt Hatløy in Scotland

Bildet kan inneholde: briller, panne, arkitektur, turisme, photography."I had a great time getting to immerse myself in an entirely new field of study and apply it to my research project," writes Brage Thunestvedt Hatløy. He studies legal history and broadened his knowledge and network at the University of Aberdeen

2019 Grant: Anastasia Kriachko-Røren in London and Mānoa

Image may contain: Person, Hair, Hairstyle, Brown hair, Smile.Kriachko-Røren used the scholarship to get a comprehensive understanding of how Russian documentaries can be seen as discursive nation-building tools.

2019 Grant: Ronald Kibirige in Hungary and Uganda

Kibirige's research engages with a dance tradition, and the grant enabled him to review dance notation manuscrips and further explore the techniques with the dance practitioners in his research community.

2018 Grant: Katharina Heinz at the Univ. of Copenhagen

"The mobility grant gave me the opportunity to focus on my research work in a motivating environment" says Katharina Heinz, a PhD fellow at the Department of Linguistics and Scandinavian Studies, University of Oslo. The scholarship enabled Heinz to spend two months at the Arnamagnæan Institute at the University of Copenhagen, studying the main manuscript of her research.

2018 Grant: Lloyd Abercrombie in Göttingen and Chicago

Abercrombie got the opportunity to work with experts at the Göttingen Academy of Sciences and Humanities, the Lutheran School of Theology in Chicago, and more. 

2018 Grant: Ellen Reinertsen In Germany and the Netherlands

Reinertsen tracked methodological differences relevant to her thesis in Berlin, Groningen and Utrecht during several ATTR funded shorter research stays.

2017 Grant: Andreas I. Berg at Berkely

The grant funded a complete academic year at the Pacific School of Religion, a top-level institution within Berg's field Queer Theological Studies. It gave him the opportunity to present his research to experts within the field.

2017 Grant: Wally Cirafesi in Jerusalem

Cirafesi was able to study artifacts that his texts refer to during his ATTR-funded research stay at the W.F. Albright Institute of Archaeological Research, Jerusalem.