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23 January - 26 February 2019

Olof Palme visiting professorship

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

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Research environment and collaboration support


Humanities and Social Sciences


Researchers who may be nominated for the visiting professorship shall be internationally
prominent researchers focusing on areas of importance for the striving towards peace in a broad context.


Organisation (Swedish higher education institutions (HEI) within social sciences, humanities, theology or law). A representative of the host organisation shall be invited to be the project leader for the application.

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 2019

Start of grant period


Please note

  • Please read and follow the instructions: In addition to this specific call text, you also need to read our Guide for applicants. Opens in new window.
  • Please do not state anybody’s full personal identity number in the application.

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Koordinator för humaniora och samhällsvetenskap

Anders Sundin


+46 (0)8 546 44 115

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