Closed call

13 January - 23 February 2021

Doctoral programme grant within educational sciences

The purpose of the grant is to increase competence in the educational sciences field, and to increase collaboration nationally and internationally by contributing to third cycle higher education activities.

Applications of high quality in the following five areas with major needs for building up research capacity or covering urgent research themes will be prioritised in the call:

  • development of and challenges to democracy in Sweden and the world
  • working conditions of pre-school and school teachers
  • quantitatively focused educational science analysis
  • learning in a digitised world – handling everyday life and competences for the future
  • increasing variations in school performance

Support form: Research environment and collaboration support

Subject area: Educational Sciences

Focus: Educational sciences

Applicant: Organisation. The coordinator of the graduate school at the host organisation shall be invited to be the project leader for the application by the persons responsible for the organisation’s applications.

Participating researchers: At least one further HEI shall join the application. One contact person per collaborating HEI shall be invited as a participating researcher.

Grant period: 3-4 years

Grant amount: Maximum 3 million SEK per year, including indirect costs. Total 12 million SEK per graduate school.

Budgetary framework: 15 million SEK per year for 4 years

Start of grant period: July 2021

Application period: 13 January 2021 (14.00/2 p.m.) – 23 February 2021 (14.00/2 p.m.)

Publication of grant award: No later than the end of June 2021

Please note:

  • Describe whether sex and gender perspectives are relevant for the doctoral programme and, if so, in which way such perspectives will be used, or why one chooses not to do so. How sex and gender perspectives are managed in the doctoral programme will form part of the assessment of scientific quality. Read more under the heading “Research description” and on our website. Opens in new window.

Specific instructions for the call

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