We are grateful to those who believe in us and in our mission.

NEC’s budget is covered by public and private funds and grants from within Romania and from abroad.

Present Financial Support

The State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation of Switzerland through the Center for Governance and Culture in Europe, University of St. Gallen

The Ministry of National Education – The Executive Agency for Higher Education and Research Funding, Romania

Landis & Gyr Stiftung, Zug, Switzerland

VolkswagenStiftung, Hanover, Germany

Gerda Henkel Stiftung, Düsseldorf, Germany

Porticus Stiftung, Düsseldorf, Germany

Marga und Kurt Möllgaard-Stiftung, Essen, Germany

European Research Council (ERC)

Lapedatu Foundation, Romania




Fan Courier Foundation


Former Financial Support

Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford

Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton

National Humanities Center, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina

Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences, Wassenaar

Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study in the Social Sciences, Uppsala

Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin

Körber Stiftung

The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation

Riksbankens Jubileumsfond, Sweden

The Open Society Institute, Hungary

Anonimul Foundation, Romania

Auto/Volvo Forum, Romania

Institut für die Wissenschaften vom Menschen

Swiss National Science Foundation

The Federal Ministry for Education and Research of Germany

The Federal Ministry for Science, Research and Economy of Austria

French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Romania (The Department for Relations with Romanians Beyond the Borders)

Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft (DaimlerChrysler-Fonds, Marga und Kurt Möllgaard-Stiftung, Sal. Oppenheim-Stiftung), Essen, Germany

Stiftung Mercator GmbH

Ernst von Siemens Musikstiftung

The Ludwig Boltzmann Gesellschaft

Britannia Scholarships, UK

Rothschild Foundation (Hanadiv) Europe

Hertie Stiftung

The Getty Foundation

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