Closed call

18 January - 21 February 2023

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 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 institution (HEI) with departments in 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: January 2025

Application period: 18 January 2023 (14.00/2 pm) – 21 February 2023 (14.00/2 pm)

Publication of grant award: No later than end of September 2023

Specific instructions for the call

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