Future Earth: Transformations to Sustainability

Call for research projects with partial funding by the International Social Science Council

Transformations to Sustainability is a new research funding programme that has just been launched by the International Social Science Council. This research programme is intended to make a major contribution to Future Earth. The programme will support researchers from the social, behavioural and economic sciences to take the lead in developing international Transformative Knowledge Networks.

Teaser: Future Earth: Transformations to Sustainability


  • Needs and opportunities for social transformation in concrete contexts of application
  • bring together researchers from different disciplines and fields of science, as well as different regions of the world
  • engage stakeholders in the co-design and co-production of solutions-oriented knowledge and the development of networks of knowledge exchange and mutual learning, and
  • build capacity for international research collaboration and support early career social scientists

An outline of this programme can be found on the Future Earth website: www.futureearth.info/news/transformations-sustainability
Maximum amount of seed funding: 30'000 Euro per successful proposal.

The programme will be run by a management team led by the ISSC Secretariat in Paris, and any questions should be directed to transformations@worldsocialscience.org