Note! Deadline for this call is extended to April 7.

Closed call

26 February - 07 April 2020

International postdoc grant within development research

The purpose of the grant is to give newly qualified researchers with a doctoral degree from a Swedish higher education institution (HEI) the opportunity to expand their networks and their competences by working abroad under secure employment conditions.

The international postdoc grant within development research is funded by the Government’s development aid funds, and the research shall be of particular relevance to the fight against poverty and for sustainable development in low income countries. The Swedish Research Council rewards research of the highest scientific quality in national competition.

Support form: Career support

Subject area: Development Research

Focus: Development research

Applicant: Individual researcher who has completed a doctoral degree no more than 2 years ago.

Participating researchers: No participating researchers may be invited to join the application.

Grant period: 18–36 months

Grant amount: 1 050 000 SEK per year

Start of grant period: January 2021

Application period: 26 February 2020 (14.00/2 p.m.) – 7 april 2020 (14.00/2 p.m.)

Publication of grant award: No later than January 2021

Please note:
  • You must describe whether sex and gender perspectives are relevant for your research and, if so, in which way you will use such perspectives, or why you choose not to do so. How sex and gender perspectives are managed in the research project will form part of the assessment of scientific quality. Read more under the heading “Research description” and on our websiteopens in new window.
  • You will need to have a data management planopens in new window for data generated within the research we award funds for. You must not 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 equivalent, and also that the plan will be maintained.

Specific instructions for the call

In addition to reading the specific call text, you also need to consult our Guide for applicants.