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Swedish Institute Visby Programme Scholarships 2019 for PhD studies and postdoctoral research

Application Deadline: December 12th 2018

Available for Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Russian Federation, Ukraine
Are you a PhD student, postdoc or senior researcher from one of the countries included in the EU Eastern Partnership or Russia, and interested in a research visit to Sweden? Apply for a scholarship for up to 12 months!

Research visits in Sweden up to 12 months

  • Application period: 15 October to 12 December 2018, for the academic year 2019/2020.
  • About 45 scholarships will be offered.

Benefits:

The scholarship provides PhD students, postdoctoral and senior researchers with an opportunity to conduct research at Swedish universities. Researchers within all academic disciplines may apply. To qualify you need to belong to one of the following categories:

  • PhD student – PhD students/candidates applying for one long-term visit of 6, 9 or 12 months.
  • Postdoctoral researcher – Postdoctoral researchers applying for one long-term visit of 6, 9 or 12 months. Holders of a PhD degree, preferably from 2014 or later.
  • Senior researcher – Holders of a PhD degree who do not fit into the category of postdoctoral researchers, above, applying for one long-term visit of 6 months maximum.
  • Sandwich model – PhD students, postdoctoral and senior researchers applying for a scholarship over several shorter visits. Maximum three research visits per year, over three years. You may apply for the total number of months as specified for each category above (minimum 6 months). Each visit must be minimum 1 month. The scholarship visit(s) must be carried out by the end of 2021.

Available scholarship periods

Application period/ Can you apply? PhD students Postdoctoral researchers Senior researchers
1 September 2019–29 February 2020 (6 months) yes yes yes
1 January 2020–30 June 2020 (6 months) yes yes yes
1 September 2019–31 May 2020 (9 months) yes yes no
1 January 2020–30 September 2020 (9 months) yes yes no
1 September 2019–31 August 2020 (12 months) yes yes no
1 January 2020–31 December 2020 (12 months) yes yes no

Please note that it is not possible to postpone the scholarship to the following academic year.

For further information about the aims of the Visby Programme and the scholarship offer, please read our FAQ.

Visit the Official Webpage of the Swedish Institute Visby Programme Scholarships 2019

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