Closed call

18 January - 21 February 2017

Kerstin Hesselgren visiting professorship

The Swedish Research Council visiting professor grant aims to allow universities the possibility to recruit an internationally distinguished professor for a shorter period to develop a specific research area.

Type of call

Research environment and collaboration support

Subject area

Humanities and Social Sciences


The researcher who can be nominated for the Kerstin Hesselgren Visiting Professorshipwill be a foreign prominent researcher who have international reputation in the socialsciences or humanities. The nominee must be a woman.


Organisation applicants only. Humanities, social science, theology and law departments at Swedish universities and Higher education institutes (HEI) are welcome to nominate candidates for the visiting professorship.


Grant period

6-12 months

Grant amount

Maximum 850,000 SEK for stays of up to 6 months and maximum 1,700,000 SEK for stays between 7 and 12 months.

Publication of grant award

No later than beginning of November 2017

Start of grant period

Start date for visit 2018 or 2019

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