EULAR Applications for Project Grants

EULAR welcomes project applications from rheumatologists across Europe designed for developing EULAR Recommendations, EULAR Criteria, EULAR Points to Consider, or similar projects.

Please read carefully and download the standard EULAR procedure (SOPs) for applying, internal evaluation, and decision-making.


The convenor should send a full proposal including an abstract (a short description without convenor’s and methodologist’s name) to by 15 November (for the March Council meeting) or 01 May of each year (for the September Council meeting) at the latest.

After approval the manuscript/SLR by the EULAR Council, authors must submit the main paper and the SLR to the Editor of the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases (ARD), where they go through the the review process.

Additional information on implementation can be found here: (EPI023) "Implementation of recommendations in rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases: considerations for development and uptake"  

Applications for research project funding

EULAR as an organisation does NOT fund research proposals but supports the Foundation for Research in Rheumatology[*] (FOREUM).


[*]External link

Related Information
Grant application templates

link to full proposal template

link to pre-eligibility check template

Download lay summary

PPT slide deck template

View slide deck template

EULAR Recommended Methodologist

To become a EULAR Recommended Methodologist, please kindly refer to our SOPs - Standard Operating Procedures for Task Forces - Paragraph: 3.3.3 The EULAR methodologist.

List of EULAR Recommendation Methodologist