The following provides advance information to facilitate planning ahead of making an application. The full call text will be published when the call opens.

Closed call

16 August - 12 September 2023

Doctoral programme grant within psychiatric research

The purpose of the grant is to arrange third cycle higher education aimed at strengthening research competence within compulsory mental care and forensic psychiatry in Sweden. The initiative is based on a Government mandate.

Support form: Research environment and collaboration support

Subject area: Humanities and Social Sciences, Medicine and Health

Focus: Psychiatry research

Applicant: Organisation (Swedish higher education institution (HEI) with degree-awarding powers at third cycle higher education level). A coordinator for 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: A minimum of one further HEI or region shall participate in the application (maximum 10 organisations). One contact person per participating HEI shall be invited as a participating researcher.

Grant period: 4–5 years

Grant amount: Maximum 10 million SEK per year for 4–5 years

Budgetary framework: 57 million SEK in total

Start of grant period: January 2024

Application period: 16 August 2023 (14.00/2 p.m.) – 12 September 2023 (14.00/2 p.m.)

Publication of grant award: No later than the end of November 2023

Specific instructions for the call

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