Due to server problems the application deadline for this call is extended 24 hours to 14.00 (2 p.m.), Wednesday 20 March.

Closed call

13 February - 20 March 2019

Research project grant within humanities and social sciences

The purpose of the project grant is to give researchers the freedom to formulate by themselves the research concept, method and implementation, and to solve a specific research task within a limited period. The Swedish Research Council rewards research of the highest scientific quality in national competition.

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Project support

Area

Humanities and Social Sciences

Focus

Undirected

Applicant

Individual researcher

Participating researchers

Up to 6 researchers may be invited to join the application

Grant period

1–4 years

Grant amount

Minimum 400 000 SEK per year, maximum 1 500 000 SEK per year.

Call deadline

20 March 2019 (14.00/2 p.m.)

Publication of grant award

No later than the beginning of November 2019

Start of grant period

January 2020

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.
  • As from spring 2019, you will need to have a data management plan for data generated within the research we award funds for. You must not submit or send the plan to us, but according to our general grant terms and conditions, your administrating organisation must confirm that a data management plan will be in place when you start your project or corresponding, and also that the plan will be maintained. Read more about the work on open access to research data.opens in new window
  • Read more about grants awarded in previous yearsopens in new window.

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Contact

Telephone hours are weekdays excluding public holidays from 9.00/9 a.m. to 12.00/12 a.m. and from 13.00/1 p.m. to 15.00/3p.m. while the call is open.

Calls humanities and social sciences

ansokhs@vr.se

+46 (0)8 546 44 051

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