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Apply for scholarships for PhD and research visits in Sweden for up to 12 months!

Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Russia and Ukraine.

The call for applications for PhD students, postdoctoral and senior researchers with the intention to spend 6, 9 or 12 months in Sweden for guest research work is now open. The deadline to apply is 12 December 2018. New for this call is an increased monthly stipend for all categories (see below), as well as a travel grant of SEK 5,000.

Eligible countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Russia and Ukraine.

The scholarships are granted for long-term visits (6, 9 or 12 months) starting in September 2019 or January 2020. About 45 scholarships will be offered for PhD and research visits during the academic year 2019/2020.


The scholarship is free of tax and amounts to SEK 18,000 per month for PhD students and SEK 21,000 per month for postdoctoral researchers and senior scientists.

The call for applications from PhD students and postdoctoral researchers is open between Monday 15 October 2018 and Wednesday 12 December 2018. 

All scholarship holders enjoy the opportunities offered within the SI Network for Future Global Leaders and, later on, within the SI Alumni Network.

More information regarding the application procedure and eligibility criteria can be found on our website.  


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