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

Open call

05 February - 07 April 2020

Research environment grant within humanities and social sciences

The purpose of the research environment grant within humanities and social sciences is to create added value through collaboration in larger groupings and with a somewhat longer perspective than standard projects can offer. The grant is applied for by a constellation of several researchers from different higher education institutions (HEI) and/or different subjects, nationally or internationally, who are working towards a common research goal.

The collaboration may, for example, be justified by a research task with a interdisciplinary focus, joint projects between researchers at different universities, or research linked to a national/international infrastructure. The research task must be so extensive and so challenging that it cannot be addressed by a single project leader, and the application must demonstrate that the research environment offers a unique combination of the knowledge and competences required to address this particular task.

Support form: Research environment and collaboration support

Subject area: Humanities and Social Sciences

Focus: Undirected

Applicant: Individual researcher

Participating researchers: A minimum of 2 and up to 6 researchers shall be invited to join the application

Grant period: 4–6 years

Grant amount: Minimum 1 500 000 SEK per year, maximum 3 000 000 SEK per year

Start of grant period: January 2021

Application period: 5 February 2020 (14.00/2 p.m.)– 7 April 2020 (14.00/2 p.m.)

Publication of grant award: No later than the beginning of November 2020

Please note:

  • As from 2020, you must explain in your research plan how your stated activity level is suited to the implementation of the research project.
  • 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 call text, you also need to consult our Guide for applicantsopens in new window.