Decision published

01 December 2017

Total amount granted: 248 587 500 SEK

International postdoc grant

The Swedish Research Council has granted almost 250 million SEK for International postdoc grants for the period 2017–2020.
The grant amount is a standard of 1 050 000 SEK per year and the grant period extends from 1.5 years to a maximum of 3 years.

Decision published 14:00 01 December 2017

Please note that only notice in Prisma guarantees that a grant has been approved.

Grant decision spring 2017

The Swedish Research Council received 248 applications and out of these 41 were approved. The total amount of approved grants awarded was nearly 127 million SEK.

Please note that only notice via your personal account in Prisma guarantees that your grant has been approved.

Approval rates and gender

Applicants

Number of applications

Number approved

Approval rate

Women

98

19

19 %

Men

150

22

15 %

Total

248

41

17 %

Approval rates per area of science

Subject areas

Number of applications

Number approved

Approval rate

Natural and engineering sciences

108

18

17 %

Humanities and social sciences

73

12

16 %

Medicine and health

61

10

16 %

Educational research

4

1

25 %

Artistic research

2

0

0 %

Total

248

41

17 %

 

Approved grants and amounts per administrating organisation

Administrating organisations

Number of applications

Number approved

Approval rate

Total amount approved

Karolinska Institutet, KI

33

8

24 %

25 200 000

Lund University

39

6

15 %

18 900 000

Uppsala University

37

6

16 %

18 900 000

Stockholm University

36

6

17 %

18 900 000

University of Gothenburg

32

5

16 %

14 175 000

Chalmers University of Technology

6

3

50 %

9 450 000

Umeå university

12

3

25 %

8 662 500

KTH Royal Institute of Technology

19

2

11 %

6 300 000

Linköping University

6

2

33 %

6 300 000

Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, SLU

10

0

0 %

0

Other

18

0

0 %

0

Total

248

41

17 %

126 787 500

 

Approved grants per host country

Countries

Number of applications

Number approved

Approval rate

USA

101

24

24 %

Great Britain

29

5

17 %

Denmark

18

1

6 %

Germany

13

3

23 %

Australia

12

2

17 %

Switzerland

8

0

0 %

Norway

7

0

0 %

Netherlands

6

1

17 %

Canada

4

0

0 %

Iceland

3

0

0 %

Italy

3

1

33 %

Other*

44

4

9 %

Total

248

41

17 %

 

*Applicants can choose more than one host country. Applications may therefore contain a combination of several countries (such as US and Norway).

 

Grant decision autumn 2017

The total amount granted for the 41 approved (out of 230 submitted) applications was nearly 122 million SEK.

Please note that only notice via your personal account in Prisma guarantees that your grant has been approved.

Approval rates and gender

Applicants

Number of applications

Number approved

Approval rate

Women

94

19

20 %

Men

136

22

16 %

Total

230

41

18 %

 

Approval rates per area of science

Subject areas

Number of applications

Number approved

Approval rate

Humanities and social sciences

91

17

19 %

Natural and engineering sciences

91

16

18 %

Medicine and health

41

7

17 %

Artistic research

2

1

50 %

Educational research

5

0

0 %

Total

230

41

18 %

Approved grants and amounts per administrating organisation

Administrating organisations

Number of approved applications

Total amount granted

Lund University

11

32 025 000

Uppsala University

9

26 775 000

Stockholm University

7

21 525 000

Karolinska Institutet, KI

5

14 700 000

University of Gothenburg

4

12 600 000

KTH Royal Institute of Technology

3

9 450 000

Chalmers University of Technology

2

4 725 000

Total

41

121 800 000


Approved grants per host country

Countries

Number of applications

Number approved

Approval rate

USA

67

10

15 %

Great Britain

32

6

19 %

Germany

18

4

22 %

Spain

5

3

60 %

Denmark

17

2

12 %

Australia

8

2

25 %

Netherlands

6

2

33 %

China

4

2

50 %

Canada

12

1

8 %

Iceland

4

1

25 %

France

3

1

33 %

Austria

2

1

50 %

Other*

52

6

12 %

 

*Applicants can choose more than one host country. Applications may therefore contain a combination of several countries (such as US and Great Britain)

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