Closed call

19 January - 22 February 2022

Olof Palme 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 research collaboration support

Subject area: Humanities and Social Sciences

Focus: The researcher nominated for the visiting professorship shall be an internationally prominent researcher focusing on areas of importance for the understanding of peace and conflicts in a broad context.

Applicant: Organisation (Swedish higher education institutions with departments within social sciences, humanities, theology or law). A representative of the host organisation shall be invited to be the project leader for the application.

Participating researchers: No participating researchers may be invited to join the application.

Grant period: 6-12 months

Grant amount: Maximum 145 000 SEK per month for the stay, total maximum 1 740 000 SEK

Start of grant period: No earlier than January 2024

Application period: 19 January 2022 (14.00/2 pm) – 22 February 2022 (14.00/2 pm)

Publication of grant award: No later than the beginning of November 2022

Specific instructions for the call

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