Decision International Postdoc

 

Autumn 2017

The grant amount is a standard of SEK 1,050,000 per year. The grant period extends from 1.5 years to a maximum of 3 years, and a majority of the grants awarded are in a period of 3 years.

The total amount of approved grants awarded by the Swedish Research Council was nearly SEK 122 million.

International Postdoc decision, autumn 2017Excel

NB! Only decision sent to your personal account in Prisma is a guarantee of award having been granted.

 

Approval rate

The Swedish Research Council received 230 applications and out of these 41 were approved.


Number of applications

Number of approved applications

Approval rate

Women

94

19

20 %

Men

136

22

16 %

Total

230

41

18 %

 

Approval rate for each area of science


Number of applications

Number of approved applications

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 Sciences

5

0

0 %

Total

230

41

18 %

 

Administrating organisations

Organisation

Approved applications

Total amount approved

Lund University

11

32 025 000

Uppsala University

9

26 775 000

Stockholm University

7

21 525 000

Karolinska Institutet

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

 

Host Countries

US is the most popular country for foreign residence. A total of 32 different host countries were applied.

The map shows applied host countries

 

Country

Number of applications

Number of approved applications

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 %

Island

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.

 

Spring 2017

International Postdoc decision, spring 2017Excel

NB! Only decision sent to your personal account in Prisma is a guarantee of award having been granted.

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

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Notification of decision and final statement will be sent to all applicants in June 2017.

What happens next?

(Information updated autumn 2018)

Decision and final statement in Prisma

Within the next few days the decision along with the final statement of the review panel will be available on your personal account in Prisma. A message appears in the module Tasks on Prisma's home page. Your final statement can be found under the tab Applications and grants. Choose the page Applications in the left menu. In the list in the center field of the page, click the arrow to the right of the Event log for reading your final statement. Your research colleague can get his decision and final statement before you get yours, or vice versa.

Document to be signed

If your application is granted, a document that describes the terms and conditions of the grant will be published on your Prisma account. It can take up to three weeks before the document is published in Prisma. This needs to be signed in Prisma by you and the head of department as soon as possible, but no later than within 90 days.

When do I receive my first payment?

The first payment is generally made no earlier than January 2018, and after that payments will be made monthly, given that the grant conditions has been signed. We will make the payments to your university, who will in turn administer the payments to you.

Can I delay the project start?

Yes, it is up to you and your employer to agree on this. We begin payments to the university as soon as we have a signed approval of the grant conditions.

How has my application been assessed?

More information about the evaluation for International Postdoc

Contact

Please email questions regarding funding decisions to vrpostdok@vr.se or phone 08-546 440 54.

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Updated: 2017-11-28