Decision published

05 June 2018

Total amount granted: 122 062 500 SEK

International postdoc grant

Spring call

In the 2018 spring call for international postdoc grant the Swedish Research Council approved 41 out of 246 applications. More than 122 million SEK will be allocated over the upcoming three years.

Decision published

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Approval rates and gender

Applicants

Number of applications

Number approved

Approval rate

Women

91

16

18 %

Men

155

25

16 %

Total

246

41

17 %

 

Approval rates per subject area

Subject areas

Number of applications

Number approved

Approval rate

Natural and engineering sciences

103

16

16 %

Humanities and social sciences

82

13

16 %

Medicine and health

55

11

20 %

Educational sciences

3

1

33 %

Artistic research

3

0

0 %

Total

246

41

17 %

Approved grants and amounts per administrating organisation

Administrating organisations

Number of applications

Number approved

Approval rate

Total amount approved

Lund University

45

9

20 %

26 250 000

Karolinska Institutet, KI

21

6

29 %

17 850 000

Stockholm University

38

6

16 %

17 850 000

Uppsala University

32

5

16 %

15 750 000

University of Gothenburg

23

4

17 %

11 550 000

Umeå Universiy

16

3

19 %

9 450 000

KTH Royal Institute of Technology

20

2

10 %

6 037 500

Chalmers University of Technology

7

1

14 %

3 150 000

Institute for Futures Studies

3

1

33 %

3 150 000

Swedish Museum of Natural History

2

1

50 %

3 150 000

Södertörn University

4

1

25 %

3 150 000

Örebro University

5

1

20 %

3 150 000

Linköping University

12

1

8 %

1 575 000

Other

20

0

0 %

0

Total

246

41

17 %

122 062 500

 

Approved grants per host country

Host countries

Number of applications

Number approved

Approval rate

USA

76

18

24 %

Great Britain

38

8

21 %

Denmark

28

3

11 %

Canada

16

3

19 %

Netherlands

11

3

27 %

Germany

23

2

9 %

Spain

7

2

29 %

New Zealand

3

2

67 %

Switzerland

7

1

14 %

Belgium

2

1

50 %

Poland

1

1

100 %

Ireland

1

1

100 %

Other

62

0

0 %

Totalt

275*

45*

17 %

 

*Applicants can choose more than one host country. The number of host countries is therefore higher than the total number of applications.

What happens next?

 

All amounts are shown in Swedish kronor (SEK).

The approval rate is the percentage share of all the applications received within a category that is awarded a grant.

The average grant is the average value of the grant amount awarded for the first year.

An administrating organisation is a higher education institution or other Swedish public organisation (that fulfils the Swedish Research Council´s requirements for administrating organisations).

A junior researcher is a researcher whose doctoral degree was awarded no more than eight years ago (at the time of application).

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