NEWS & EVENTS

Read our latest news and search our archive for past news & events

News & Events

Newsletter

Sign up for our newsletter and get updates about the PERFORM project directly to your inbox
sign up for newsletter

Nov16

PPS Announces Public Call for Science Research Organisations

On November 16, 2017 the Public Policy Secretariat in cooperation with PERFORM, announced a Public Call for Accredited Science Research Organisations (institutes, faculties, universities and centres of excellence) to conduct research studies on selected topics in the field of social sciences. 

read more
Nov 14, 2017

Call to Apply for SERISS Training on Measurement Quality

Following the recent membership of Serbia to the European Social Survey (ESS ERIC), Serbian social science researchers are now eligible for different trainings and capacity building programmes funded by H2020, the first of which is the SERISS Training on Measurement Quality and Correction for Measurement Error.

read more
Nov 10, 2017

Call for Researchers to Conduct a System Analysis of the Social Science Research Sector in Albania & Serbia

PERFORM is looking for one expert in Albania and one in Serbia to conduct a systems analysis of the social science research sectors in Albania and Serbia.

read more
Nov 09, 2017

PERFORM and PPS Publish the Second Round of the Call for Policy-Oriented Research for Serbian Ministries

Following the first round of the Call for Policy-Oriented Research in September, PERFORM and Public Policy Secretariat (PPS) decided to issue a second round of this Call to finance 3-5 new topics with a total of 50,000 EUR. 

read more
Nov 06, 2017

Call for Researchers in Serbia

Call for a Study on Resources, Activities and the Potential of Science Associations in Serbia and the Western Balkans  

read more
Nov 02, 2017

Workshop in Tirana on Quality Assurance for Public Higher Education Institutions

Lack of certain bylaws in support of the Law on Higher Education and Scientific Research, as well as lack of internal quality assurance capacities limit the operations of public universities when it comes to meeting the quality standards. This was the main conclusion of the workshop organised in Tirana on October 17, 2017 by PERFORM on Quality Assurance for Public Higher Education Institutions. 

read more
Oct 31, 2017

Public Policy Days in Belgrade

PERFORM supported the fifth annual Public Policy Days organised by the Group for Analysing and Creating Public Policies at the Faculty of Political Sciences in Belgrade.

read more
Oct 25, 2017

Social Sciences and Political Institutions: Challenging the boundaries of (non)cooperation

Is science separate from politics or is it an integral part of the political process? Does participating in the process lead to a bias of science and scientific procedures? Through which channels can scientists influence the decision-making process?  

read more
Oct 23, 2017

Workshop on HR Excellence in Research Certification Held in Tirana

In the frame of its activities to support enabling framework conditions for higher education institutions, PERFORM organised a two-day workshop in Tirana on October 12-13, 2017 to assist selected universities to achieve the “HR Excellence in Research” certification from the European Commission. 

read more
Oct 18, 2017

Serbia Becomes Member of European Social Survey

Serbia officially became a member of the European Social Survey at the meeting of the General Assembly of the European Research Infrastructure Consortium held today in Frankfurt.

read more
Oct 16, 2017

Join us at the Conference: Social Sciences and Political Institutions

Join us on October 20-21, 2017 at the Conference “Social Sciences and Political Institutions: Challenging the boundaries of (non)cooperation" in discussing important concepts, different stances of scientists toward evidence informed policymaking, how social science feeds into political institutions and policies, and what happens with social science knowledge in the political system.

read more
Oct 10, 2017

Open Call for a Study on Cooperation between SSRS and Private Sector in Albania

PERFORM Albania is seeking to contract a local experienced researcher to undertake a comprehensive study on the potential collaboration between social science research community and the private sector in Albania. 

read more
Oct 02, 2017

CALL FOR RESEARCHERS in Albania

Call for Researchers to Author a Study on the Contribution of Research Produced by Albanian Think Tanks on Policy Development

read more
Sep 22, 2017

Supporting the Ministry of Youth and Sports in Establishing a National Pool of Researchers

Is there a need for establishing a national pool of researchers who are experts on youth-related issues? In order to answer this question, the Ministry of Youth and Sports (MoYS) and PERFORM organised a focus group discussion on 14 September 2017.

read more
Sep 13, 2017

PPS Issues Public Call for State Institutions on Evidence Informed Policy Making

After the successful finalisation of the pilot project in 2016, this year PERFORM continues the cooperation with the Public Policy Secretariat of the Republic of Serbia (PPS). Starting the new project cycle, PPS in cooperation with PERFORM announced a public call for ministries and independent organisations exercising public authority to nominate topics for financing research studies and analyses for the purpose of creating public policies based on social science research evidence.   

read more
Aug 04, 2017

How to improve Science Communication in Albania and Serbia

PERFORM is supporting a research project on Understanding Current Practices of Science Communication in Albania and Serbia – Recommendations for Enhancing Effectiveness.

read more
Aug 02, 2017

Governing Better Through Evidence-Informed Policy Making

On 26-27 June 2017, OECD organised an event in Paris “Governing Better Through Evidence-Informed Policy Making”.

read more
Aug 01, 2017

Serbian Academic Community to Join European Social Survey

By joining the European Social Survey, the Serbian national research community stands to benefit from the improved quality of research in social sciences, and the implementation of advanced standards in national and cross-national social surveys. 

read more
Jul 14, 2017

Western Balkans Research Foundation to Be Established

In the framework of the Western Balkan Process, EU member states and leaders of the region decided at the Trieste Summit held in July, to start the process of establishing a Western Balkans Research Foundation with an envisaged budget of 70 million euros.  

read more
Jun 13, 2017

Public call for external consultant - communication expert

Location: Belgrade, SerbiaPERFORM wants to support the collaboration between the private sector and social science research (SSR) through the engagement of a communication expert. The main objective of the consultancy is to support a research institution to develop and test effective tools for communicating their expertise to the private sector.

read more
Jun 11, 2017

Improving the Environment for Youth Entrepreneurship

National Youth Council of Serbia (KOMS) organised a meeting in Sremski Karlovci on improving the intersectoral cooperation on youth policies. The overall conclusion was that government institutions need to be more actively involved in solving issues such as lack of entrepreneurial skills, high tax burden, lack of mentorship and capital among young people. 

read more
May 22, 2017

Call for Researchers: Understanding Current Practices of Science Communication in Albania and Serbia

PERFORM wants to gain a better understanding of the current performance of science communication in Albania and Serbia, and how science communication can be strengthened, to contribute to the overall objectives and the outcome areas of PERFORM. In this ambit, PERFORM will support a research project focused on assessing the current state of science communication in Albania and Serbia in the fields of economic and political sciences.

read more
Apr 27, 2017

Migration One of Top Demographic Challenges in Serbia

According to Serbian official data, 190,000 citizens of Serbia migrated to European Western countries, mainly Switzerland, Austria, Germany, Sweden and Italy. The data taken from the official sources from these countries indicate that number to be even higher, showing 340,000 citizens of Serbia living and working in these countries.

read more
Apr 27, 2017

Reducing the Inequality Gap

Belgrade, 27 April 2017 – Increasing growth of inequality has negative effects on economic growth and stability of a society. This was pointed out at today’s launch of a new web platform Monitoring Social Situation in Serbia (MONS) supported by PERFORM.

read more
Apr 25, 2017

A New Ministry in Charge of Science and Higher Education Needed

Establishment of a separate government body in charge of science and higher education is the way to an efficient reform of this sector in Serbia. This was the main conclusion of the roundtable “Science and Higher Education” organised on April 21st by the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Art (SASA) and the Institute of Social Sciences.

read more
Apr 21, 2017

Ethnic Relations: Democracy is a Lengthy Process

There are no ready-to-use models for managing ethnic differences, which could be applied across the board to all countries and all relations between the majority and the minorities – this was the main conclusion of the roundtable ‘’Democracy, multiculturalism and ethno-cultural policy in the Western Balkan countries” held on April 19th in Belgrade.

read more
Mar 15, 2017

Beyond Enmity: Changing Serbian-Albanian Perceptions

How do we improve the political, academic and cultural cooperation between Serbia and Albania? This and other related issues were discussed at the two events in Pristina and Tirana organised by the Institute of Philosophy and Social Theory (IFDT) and PERFORM.

read more
Mar 09, 2017

From Pilots to Good Practice - Evidence-Informed Policy Making in Serbia

Policy makers are dealing with a large number of complex policy issues, while capacities in policy institutions are low with limited access to actual evidence. Only 8% of government employees have the capacity to work analytically (source: World Bank). Evidence, however, is crucial for good quality policy documents. Research institutions have the potential to provide quality evidence, but the cooperation between public institutions and social science research community is poorly developed.

read more
Feb 22, 2017

Key Demographic Challenges for Serbia

Fact: Serbia annually loses 35,000 inhabitants. Fact: Required population replacement rate is 2.5, while the rate in Serbia is 1.4   Myth: Current population trends started during the 90s.  Fact: They started nearly 60 years ago.   

read more
Feb 21, 2017

Advocacy Training for Young Social Science Researchers

Building on previous efforts in supporting a group of young researchers in improving their position in the national science system, PERFORM supported a workshop on developing Advocacy Strategy & Action plan for improving frame conditions for young (social science) researchers in Serbia.

read more
Feb 20, 2017

PERFORM IS LOOKING FOR A PROGRAMME OFFICER IN ALBANIA

For its National Coordination Unit in Albania, PERFORM is seeking a Programme Officer (full-time position)

read more
Feb 13, 2017

Call for Applications - European Social Innovation Competition 2017 in Athens

PERFORM offers to sponsor two teams to participate in the launch of 2017 European Social Innovation Competition in Athens on 28 February 2017, with a view of actually competing for the award by submitting a proposal by mid-2017. 

read more
Feb 07, 2017

Switzerland is So Successful in Innovation Because It Does Not Have an Innovation Policy

Belgrade, 6 February 2017 – Swiss State Secretary for Education, Research and Innovation Mauro Dell’Ambrogio stated that the reason Switzerland has such a high innovation capacity is because it does not have an innovation policy.

read more
Jan 27, 2017

PERFORM is looking for a Project Assistant

For its offices in Belgrade, Serbia PERFORM is seeking Project Assistant (Temporary Employment)

read more
Jan 25, 2017

Seminar on Accreditation Process held in Tirana

After supporting the process of drafting by-laws to the Law on Higher Education and Scientific Research in Higher Education Institutions, PERFORM continues to support the Accreditation Process of higher education institutions in Albania.

read more
Dec 31, 2016

PUBLIC CALL FOR TWO ALBANIAN EXPERTS FOR THE ADVISORY GROUP SUPPORTING THE DRAFTING OF THE NATIONAL STRATEGY FOR RESEARCH, TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION 2017-2022

PERFORM is supporting the Ministry of Education and Sport of Albania in contracting an Advisory Group for drafting the National Strategy for Research, Technology and Innovation 2017-2022 and its related Action Plan.

read more
Dec 20, 2016

National Programme Officer: Systems Analysis, Process Facilitation, Capacity Building

Location: Belgrade, Serbia

read more
Dec 07, 2016

UK Study Tour on Evidence-Based Policy Making

In November PERFORM organised a study and exposure tour to the UK with the aim of providing senior government officials and social scientists from Albania and Serbia with a first-hand opportunity to learn about the structures and mechanisms of evidence-based policy making in the British Government system and how the system contributes to better quality policies and decisions.

read more
Dec 05, 2016

PUBLIC CALL FOR NATIONAL EXPERT FOR DRAFTING THE ALBANIAN NATIONAL STRATEGY FOR RESEARCH, TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION 2017-2022

PERFORM is supporting the Ministry of Education and Sport of Albania in contracting a National Expert for drafting the National Strategy for Research, Technology and Innovation 2017-2022 and its related Action Plan.

read more
Nov 30, 2016

Social Sciences and Humanities: A New Agenda for Europe's Challenges

Why aren’t decision makers getting relevant answers to social problems? This was one of the key issues debated at the Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) conference organised in Bratislava on November 15-16, 2016.

read more
Nov 23, 2016

First Workshop on Research Project Development Held in Tirana

Tirana, 23 November 2016 – COORP (Collaborative Online Research Platform), with the support of PERFORM, provided a three-day workshop on research project development and EU funds to 25 researchers and project managers from various universities, think tanks and public institutions in Albania.

read more
Nov 15, 2016

Building Capacities of Young Social Science Researchers for Effective Advocacy

On 8 -10 November 2016, PERFORM organised an advocacy training for a group of fourteen young social science researchers in Belgrade. Aim of the training was to equip the participants with basic skills and capacities to perform advocacy work related to improving the framework conditions for young (social science) researchers in Serbia.

read more
Nov 05, 2016

PUBLIC CALL FOR EXTERNAL CONSULTANT

EXPERIENCE CAPITALISATION FROM PERFORM’S INTERVENTION WITH THE MINISTRY OF URBAN DEVELOPMENT IN ALBANIA  

read more
Nov 02, 2016

Young Researchers Listed as Priority of Slovak EU Presidency

On October 25th PERFORM took part in the conference organised by Slovak Embassy in the Republic of Serbia entitled Research and Innovation in EU Accession Process of Serbia and in Practice.

read more
Nov 01, 2016

Still Insufficient Links Between Policy Making and Social Science Research

Belgrade, 25 October 2016 - Institute of Economic Sciences, the Local Coordination Unit of the Regional Research Promotion Programme (RRPP), presented the research results on the position of young social science researchers and the collaboration between social science researchers and policy makers at the National Policy Dialogue.

read more
Oct 26, 2016

Research Study on Position of Young Entrepreneurs Presented

Belgrade, 21 October 2016 – Research findings of the study “Analysis of Regulatory Framework of Entrepreneurship in Three Most Perspective Areas with Proposed Simplification of Business for Young Entrepreneurs” were presented today at the Library Nikola Pasic in Belgrade, hosted by the Economics Institute.

read more
Oct 24, 2016

Research Shows the System of Protection of Cultural Monuments in Serbia is in Poor Condition

Belgrade, 19 October 2016 – Research findings of the study “Analysis of the Organisation and Capacities of the Institutes for the Protection of Cultural Monuments in Serbia” were presented today at the Ministry of Culture and Media of the Republic of Serbia.

read more
Oct 10, 2016

Research Results on Level of Corporate Governance in Public Companies Presented

Belgrade, 6 October 2016 – Research findings of the study Level of Corporate Governance in Public Companies Founded by the Republic of Serbia were presented today at the Faculty of Economics in Belgrade.

read more
Oct 05, 2016

Research Results on Market Analyses of Aftersales Services

On 4 October 2016, the second working group meeting was held at the Commission for Protection of Competition (CPC) where research results on Market Analysis of Aftersales Service (Aftermarkets) were presented.

read more
Sep 30, 2016

Panel discussion - Future without Enmity: Serbian-Albanian Relations in Perspective

PERFORM in cooperation with the Institute of Philosophy and Social Theory organised a panel discussion entitled “Future Without Enmity: Serbian-Albanian Relations in Perspective” on 26 September 2016 in Dorcol Platz, in Belgrade.

read more
Sep 22, 2016

PERFORM Supports a Project on Serbian-Albanian Relations

A panel discussion entitled “Future Without Enmity: Serbian-Albanian Relations in Perspective” will take place on 26 September 2016 in Dorcol Platz, in Belgrade.

read more
Sep 09, 2016

Final RRPP Conference Held in Tirana

The Final conference of the SDC project RRPP (Regional Research Promotion Programme) was held in Tirana September 2-3, 2016.

read more
Aug 29, 2016

COST Grant for Short Term Scientific Missions

European Network for Research Evaluation in the Social Sciences and the Humanities (ENRESSH) announces a Call for Grant period 1 (01/05/2016–30/04/2017).

read more
Jul 26, 2016

PERFORM in Albania Officially Launched

On 20 July 2016 PERFORM, a Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation project that focuses on strengthening the relevance of social sciences for social and political reforms, was officially launched in Albania.

read more
Jun 28, 2016

Albanian Scientific Diaspora: Facilitating Connectivity with Domestic Actors

On 27 June 2016, PERFORM NCU Albania hosted a roundtable focused on Facilitating Connectivity between the Science Diaspora and the Albanian National Science System - Main Factors for an Enabling Environment”.

read more
Jun 20, 2016

Creative Economy as a Solution to Local Economic Development

Creative Economy Group in partnership with the Standing Committee of Towns and Municipalities organised on June 15th in Belgrade the Third Creative Economy Forum, where 140 participants had a chance to discuss reasons and solutions for underperforming development of local communities.

read more
Jun 16, 2016

PUBLIC CALL FOR EXTERNAL CONSULTANT

ASSESSMENT OF THE DEMAND FOR CAPACITY-BUILDING IN PUBLIC POLICY ANALYSIS IN SERBIA   One of PERFORM’s aims is the development of better linkages between social science research and policy making and increased use of research evidence in policy making. The aim of this consultancy is to inform PERFORM’s activities geared towards supporting the advancement of education and training programmes in public policy in Serbia.  

read more
Jun 09, 2016

COORP Launched in Albania

On June 8, 2016 the first meeting of COORP - Collaborative Offline & Online Research Platform took place in Tirana. The platform brings together 14 Albanian universities, both public and non-public, and addresses issues of Social Science Research (SSR) capacity development and cooperation in accessing funds for scientific research from different funding programs, as well as Horizon2020.

read more
Jun 02, 2016

PERFORM Continues to Support Drafting of Bylaws of the Law on Higher Education

In the framework of the support to the Ministry of Education and Sport in drafting the by-laws of the Law on Higher Education and Scientific Research in Higher Education Institutions, PERFORM supported an expert retreat in Pogradec, Albania.

read more
Jun 01, 2016

Ministry of Culture Announces PERFORM's Pilot Project Research

The Ministry of Culture and Media introduced on May 31st 2016 the upcoming research entitled “Analysis of the Organisation and Capacities of the Institutes for Protection of Cultural Monuments in Serbia”.

read more
May 31, 2016

PERFORM's Contribution to COST Action

On May 31, 2016 PERFORM met with Prof. Milos Milenkovic and Prof. Jelena Zarkovic-Rakic, members of the Management Committee of COST Action European Network for Research Evaluation in the Social Sciences and Humanities to explore avenues of cooperation.

read more
May 25, 2016

Junior Scientists at the 2nd JS Conference in Vienna

The 2nd Joint Science Conference took place in Vienna on May 22-24, 2016 gathering representatives of national academies of sciences and arts, rectors’ conferences, distinguished scientists, as well as junior scientists and representatives of the European Commission and the Regional Cooperation Council.

read more
May 24, 2016

Study Tour to the Netherlands on EBPM

As a part of capacity building component of the PERFORM intervention implemented in cooperation with the Public Policy Secretariat (PPS), a study visit was organised May 17-20 in the Netherlands for members of the Serbian and Albanian governments, involved in PERFORM pilot project.

read more
May 23, 2016

Meeting of the SSR Network on Multiculturalism in Brijuni

PERFORM Deputy Manager Nenad Celarevic participated in the initial meeting of forming of the Network of Social Science Research Institutions of the Western Balkans on thematic areas related to multiculturalism, national minorities and ethnic issues held in Brijuni, Croatia, May 20-22, 2016.

read more
May 23, 2016

PERFORM Team Participates in the Social Inclusion Hackathon

On May 23, 2016 PERFORM’s Deputy Manager Nenad Celarevic and Communications Officer Marjeta Pevec participated as judges at the Social Inclusion Hackathon organised by the Balkan Initiative for Tolerance with the support of the EU Erasmus+ Programme.

read more
May 20, 2016

Junior Scientists' Opinion in the Frame of the Joint Science Conference - Western Balkans Process

Joint Communication Brief of PERFORM and JSC-WBP

read more
Apr 28, 2016

Working Towards Effective Practice in EBPM

With the aim of providing international expertise in development and realisation of four pilot policy research projects, PERFORM organised a two-day workshop for civil servants, representatives of ministries and research institutes participating in the PERFORM pilot project entitled “Working Towards Effective Practice in Evidence Based Policy Making”.

read more
Apr 19, 2016

Regional Conference of Junior Scientists Opened

Belgrade, April 19 2016 – Regional conference “Junior Scientists Developing an Opinion Paper in the Frame of the Joint Science Conference of the Western Balkan Process” started today at Belgrade Art Hotel in Belgrade.

read more
Apr 15, 2016

National Workshops of Junior Scientists held in Western Balkan Countries

In preparation for the Regional Conference of junior scientists from Western Balkan Countries, national workshops were organised at the beginning of April in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, and Serbia, while bilateral meetings were held in Kosovo and Montenegro.

read more
Apr 01, 2016

Final Results Announced on the Selection of Science Research Organisations

On April 1st 2016 Public Policy Secretariat of the Republic of Serbia in coordination with PERFORM published final results of the evaluation and selection procedure of applications received to the Public Call for Accredited Science Research Organisations.

read more
Mar 31, 2016

Drafting of the Law on Higher Education Bylaws

On March 29-30, 2016, the National Coordination Unit of PERFORM in Albania supported the Ministry of Education and Sports (MoES) in organising a workshop in Vlora, Albania on drafting the bylaws of the Law on Higher Education.

read more
Mar 23, 2016

PPS COMMISSION's REPORT AND PRELIMINARY RANKING OF RESEARCH ORGANISATIONS

On March 23rd 2016 Public Policy Secretariat of the Republic of Serbia in coordination with PERFORM and project beneficiaries (Ministry of Economy, Ministry of Youth and Sport, Commission for Protection of Competition) conducted evaluation and selection of received applications related to the earlier published Call for Accredited Science Research Organisations.

read more
Mar 11, 2016

Building capacities of SSRS in Albania for PIA & EIPM

PERFORM and RRPP (Regional Research Promotion Programme) organised a workshop on “Building Capacities of Social Science Research in Albania for Policy Impact Assessment and Evidence-Informed Policy Making” in Tirana, Albania on March 11, 2016.

read more
Feb 22, 2016

PPS Announces Public Call for Science Research Organisations

On February 22nd 2016 the Public Policy Secretariat in cooperation with PERFORM, announced a Public Call for Accredited Science Research Organisations (institutes, faculties, universities and centres of excellence).

read more
Feb 22, 2016

PERFORM Supports Establishment of Balkan Association of Applied Economists

On 20-21 February 2016, PERFORM supported a group of economists from Albania and the region to meet in Tirana and discuss the establishment of the Balkan Association of Applied Economists. 

read more
Jan 18, 2016

Initial Workshop with the Representatives of Selected Ministries

The initial workshop with the selected institutions that will participate in Pilot Projects for Evidence-Based Policy Making was held at the Public Policy Secretariat (PPS) on January 18th 2016.

read more
Dec 30, 2015

Four State Institutions Selected for PPS Pilot Projects

On December 30th 2015, Public Policy Secretariat (PPS) published the final decision on the selection of research topics for evidence-based policy making pilots.

read more
Dec 22, 2015

PPS Commission's Report and Preliminary Ranking of State Institutions

On December 22nd 2015, Public Policy Secretariat of the Republic of Serbia in coooperation with PERFORM published a Preliminary Evaluation and Ranking of 11 research topics submitted by eight ministries and one independent organisation executing public authority.

read more
Dec 01, 2015

PPS Issues Public Call for State Institutions

Belgrade, December 1 2015 - Public Policy Secretariat of the Republic of Serbia in cooperation with PERFORM announced today a public call for ministries and independent organisations exercising public authority.

read more
Nov 27, 2015

Junior Scientists to Take Active Part in the Berlin Process

Belgrade, November 27, 2015 – At the invitation of PERFORM, Mr Lucian Brujan from the Germany Academy of Science Leopoldina, Programme Director of the Joint Science Conference (which is part of the Western Balkans / Berlin Process) visited Belgrade from November 25th to 27th.

read more
Nov 16, 2015

PERFORM Signs an Agreement with Public Policy Secretariat

Belgrade, November 16, 2015 – PERFORM and Public Policy Secretariat of the Government of Serbia signed today a Project Agreement, which defines framework of cooperation on implementation of pilot projects that will enable collaboration of groups of social science researchers/institutions/CSOs and relevant government ministries on specific policy topics.

read more
Nov 16, 2015

Advisory Group on Social Science and Humanities Formed

Based on positive experience with the Working Group on Allocation of State Funds and Thematic Areas for Top-down Research Projects, PERFORM in close cooperation with the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development (MoESTD) formed and informal Advisory Group composed of members of the Social Science Research (SSR) community.

read more
Sep 10, 2015

Finalising the Draft Rulebook on Allocation of State Funds

PERFORM supported Working Group of the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development (MoESTD) with a three-day meeting organised in Vrsac, September 7-9, 2015. Members of the Working Group had the opportunity to finalise the Draft Rulebook on Allocation of State Funds and Thematic Areas for Top-down Research Projects.

read more
Aug 06, 2015

Study Tours on Management of State Funds

PERFORM supported members of the Working Group on Allocation of State Funds and Thematic Areas for Top-down Research Projects to visit Swiss National Foundation and Estonian Research Council, as good examples of institutionalised management of state funds which provide excellence and relevance in science.  

read more
Jul 15, 2015

Ministry of Education Forms a Working Group

Minister of Education, Science and Technological Development Srdjan Verbic, formed a Working Group composed of representatives of Social Science Research Institutes and faculties from Belgrade, Nis and Novi Sad. 

read more
Jun 09, 2015

PERFORM Launch

Belgrade, June 9 – New project PERFORM - Performing and responsible social sciences – was launched today at a conference in Hotel Zira, a four-year project whose goal is strengthening of the role of social sciences in reform processes, decision making, and public debates.

read more

Mandated By

implemented by



contact information

Serbia
HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation SRB
Njegoševa 5/II
11000 Belgrade, Serbia
Tel. +381 11 3640 044, +381 11 3640 045
PERFORM-Serbia@helvetas.org

Albania
HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation
Rruga "Donika Kastrioti" 14, Ap. 15/6L
1000 Tirana, Albania
Tel: +355 4 453 5050
PERFORM-Albania@helvetas.org