Closed call

01 April - 26 May 2020

Visiting researcher programme within climate and environment

The visiting researcher programme within climate and environment gives Swedish HEIs the opportunity to receive visiting researchers from the United States. The programme is open for various disciplines.

The purpose of the visiting research programme is to strengthen Swedish research in the area through collaboration with prominent US researchers, and to contribute to international climate and environmental research. The visiting researcher programme is a Government mandate, and the call is issued in collaboration with Formas (the Swedish Research Council for Sustainable Development) and the Swedish Energy Agency.

The Swedish Research Council rewards research of the highest scientific quality in national competition.

Support form: Research environment and collaboration support

Subject area: Humanities and Social Sciences, Medicine and Health, Natural and Engineering Sciences, Educational Sciences, Development Research

Focus: Climate and environment

Applicant: Organisation applicants only. A representative of the host organisation shall be invited to be the project leader for the application

Grant period: 6-24 months

Grant amount: For visits lasting 6 months, the grant amount for the visiting researcher is maximum 1 000 000 SEK. In addition to this, project-related costs of maximum 100 000 SEK may be applied for.

For visits lasting between 7 and 24 months, the grant amount for the visiting research is maximum 2 000 000 SEK per year, and the amount for project-related costs is maximum 200 000 SEK per year.

Start of grant period: January 2021

Application period: 1 April 2020 (14.00/2p.m.) – 26 May 2020 (14.00/2p.m.)

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

Specific instructions for the call

In addition to reading the specific call text, you also need to consult our Guide for applicantsopens in new window.