Decision published

04 November 2020

Total amount granted: 498 218 000 SEK

Humanities and social sciences

The Swedish Research Council has decided on the applications to be awarded grants within Humanities and social sciences 2020. Our total grant amount for 2020-2025 is more than 498 million SEK.

Distribution between subject areas

This is how funding is distributed between different subject area, based on the research subjects (Statistics Sweden codes) stated by applicants in their applications.

1) Social sciences interdisciplinary, Gender studies, Work sciences, International migration and ethnic relations

2) Classical archaeology and ancient history, Cultural studies, Ethnology

3) Includes 23 different subject areas that (each) represent 4,19 per cent or less of the total.


Approval rates

Total

Applicants

Number of applications

Number of

approved grants

Approval rate

Women

422

47

11%

Men

447

52

12%

Total

869

99

11%


Approval rates: Research project grant

Applicants

Number of applications

Number of

approved grants

Approval rate

Women

398

44

11%

Men

414

50

12%

Total

812

94

12%


Approval rates: Research project grant for digitisation and accessibility of cultural heritage collections

Applicants

Number of applications

Number of

approved grants

Approval rates

Women

24

3

13%

Men

33

2

6%

Total

57

5

9%

  

Approval rates: Scientific journal grant

Applicants

Number of applications

Number of approved grants

Approval rate

Total

37

20

 54%


Grant amounts

Total except Scientific journal grant (SEK)

Applicants

Total grant amount

Average grant amount

per year

Women

232 932 000

1 370 188

Men

251 804 000

1 430 705

Total

484 736 000

1 400 971


Amounts: Research Project grant (SEK)

Applicants

Total grant amount

Average grant amount

per year

Women

191 189 000

1 225 571

Men

212 047 000

1 269 743

Total

403 236 000

1 248 409


Amounts: Research project grant for digitisation and accessibility of cultural heritage collections (SEK)

Applicants

Total grant amount approved

Average grant amount

per year

Women

41 743 000

2 981 643

Men

39 757 000

4 417 444

Total

81 500 000

3 543 478

  

Amounts: Scientific journal grant (SEK)

Applicants

Total grant amount

Average grant amount per year

Total

13 482 000

 224 700


Administrating organisations

The table shows the 10 administrating organisations that have been awarded the most funds.

Approved grants and amounts per administrating organisation‌‌

Administrating organisation

Number of approved grants

Total grant amount

Uppsala University

21

90 048 000

Stockholm University

19

89 683 000

University of Gothenburg

12

74 472 000

Lund University

13

57 656 000

Royal Institute of Technology

3

29 497 000

Karolinska Institutet

5

23 095 000

Linköping University

4

20 800 000

Malmö University

3

14 336 000

Umeå University

3

14 160 000

Linnaeus University

4

12 150 000

Total

87

425 897 000


What happens after the grant decision?

 

PubliSHED ON 08 September 2020

UpDATED ON 05 November 2020

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CONTACT

Research project grants

Kim von Hackwitz
kim.vonhackwitz@vr.se
+46 (0)8 546 44 047

Eva Bergström
eva.bergstrom@vr.se
+46 (0)8 546 44 141

Scientific journal grant

Anders Sundin
anders.sundin@vr.se
+46 (0)8 546 44 115

Eva Bergström
eva.bergstrom@vr.se
+46 (0)8 546 44 141

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