International Postdoc Programme 2020 in Sweden Research institutes

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International Postdoc Programme 2020 in Sweden Research institutes

Designation/Position-  International Postdoc Programme 2020

Forte, Swedish Ministry of Health and Social Affairs invites application for International Postdoc Programme 2020 from eligible and interested candidates

About- This is the first call for applications within Forte’s new International Postdoc Programme 2020 – a programme that aims to increase international researcher mobility and cross-border research collaboration. The programme offers grants to incoming and outgoing postdocs.

Research/Job Area- All available research area

Location- Research institute in Sweden

More opportunity – Herchel Smith Postdoctoral Fellowships in University of Cambridge, UK


To apply for any grant in this call you must have obtained a doctoral degree between 23 January 2018 and 23 January 2020.

If you obtained your doctoral degree before 23 January 2018, you can deduct time for e.g. parental leave or illness.

For an incoming postdoc grant you are not eligible if you have carried out a majority of your main occupation (work, studies, etc) in Sweden for more than a total of 12 months during the last three-year period. Shorter periods, such as holidays, do not count.

Job/Position Description- 

In total, around SEK 35 million is reserved for this call.

Both grant types have a fixed amount of SEK 2 300 000 (1 150 000/year).

In addition, you may apply for a grant for any accompanying family members of SEK 50 000 per person and year.

Eligible accompanying family members are partners and minor children.

Grant types

International Postdoc – Incoming

Incoming postdoc grants are intended for researchers abroad who wants to spend their postdoc period in Sweden. The grant covers two years. At least two thirds of the project time must be spent in Sweden.

International Postdoc – Outgoing

Outgoing postdoc grants are meant for researchers in Sweden who wish to spend their postdoc period abroad. The grant is administered by a Swedish administrating organisation. The grant covers two years. At least two thirds of the project time must be spent in the country chosen for the postdoc period.

How to Apply- Apply electronically via Prisma. You will find the call for proposals under the tab Applications and grants.

Last Date for Apply– 23 January 2020

May 2020 – Forte’s board decides on funding

1 September 2020 – Project start

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