Open call

14 April - 25 May 2021

Research collaboration Brazil-Sweden: Grant for researcher exchange

The Sweden-Brazil researcher exchange programme is a joint call between the Swedish Research Council and National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq) in Brazil. The program gives Swedish and Brazilian Research performing organisations (RPOs) the opportunity to exchange researchers for up to twelve months.

Support form:
Swedish Research Council: Project support
CNPq: Postdoc abroad

Subject area: Medicine and Health, Natural and Engineering Sciences

Focus: Brazil-Sweden: Emerging infectious diseases and the threat of antimicrobial resistance

Applicant: Individual researcher 

Participating researchers: A minimum of 1 and a maximum of 7 researchers shall be invited to join the application. A representative of the Brazilian part of the researcher exchange shall be invited and designated as the International project leader, in the application.

Grant period: 2022

Grant amount:
Swedish applicant: 100 000 SEK/month and person up to maximum 1 200 000 SEK in total.
Brazilian applicant: 18 980 SEK/month and person, up to maximum 227 760 SEK in total. Plus expenses.

Start of grant period: January 2022

Application period: April 14 2021 (14.00/2 p.m. Swedish time and 9.00/9 p.m. Brasilia time) – May 25 2021 (14.00/2 p.m. Swedish time and 9.00/9 p.m. Brasilia time)

Publication of grant award: No later than November

Specific instructions for the call

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