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23 January - 26 February 2019

Tage Erlander 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


Natural and Engineering Sciences


Researchers who may be nominated for the 2019 visiting professorship shall be active within one or several of the following areas: Subatomic physics, space physics and astronomy, atomic and molecular physics, optics and and condensed matter physics, electronics, electrical engineering, semiconductor physics and photonics, applied physics, materials science.


Organisation. 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 1 900 000 SEK for the professorship and maximum 500 000 SEK for funding of a junior researcher linked to the professorship

Publication of grant award

No later than end of September 2019

Start of grant period

No earlier than January 2020

Please note

  • Please do not state anybody’s full personal identity number in the application.

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