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Kerstin Hesselgren’s visiting professorship

The Swedish Research Council’s grant for visiting professors aims to give universities the opportunity to develop a research area by recruiting an internationally prominent professor during a limited period.

Type of call

Research environment and collaboration support

Subject area

Humanities and Social Sciences


Researchers who may be nominated for the visiting professorship shall be foreignprominent researchers with an international reputation within the areas of social sciencesor humanities. The person nominated shall be a woman.


Swedish universities and higher education institutions (HEI) within social sciences, humanities, theology or law are welcome to submit proposals for holders of the visiting professorship.

Grant period

6-12 months

Grant amount

Maximum 850 000 SEK for a visit of up to 6 months and maximum 1 700 000 SEK for a visit of 7-12 months.

Publication of grant award

No later than November 2018

Start of grant period


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