Closed call

15 January - 18 February 2020

Kerstin Hesselgren visiting professorship

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

Support form: Research environment and collaboration support

Subject area: Humanities and Social Sciences

Focus: The researcher nominated for the visiting professorship shall be an internationally prominent researcher within the areas of social sciences or humanities. The person nominated shall be a woman.

Applicant: Organisation (Swedish higher education institutions, HEI, with departments within social sciences, humanities, theology or law).
A representative of the host department 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.

Start of grant period: No earlier than January 2022

Application period: 15 January 2020 (14.00/2 p.m.) – 18 February 2020 (14.00/2 p.m.)

Publication of grant award: No later than November 2020


Specific instructions for the call