The national programme on applied welfare research aims to improve the state of knowledge in the social services sector. The programme is part of the Swedish Government’s initiative to meet major societal challenges through research and innovation. On this page, you can read more about the programme and the research funded within the programme.

Latest news about the programme

2018-08-28 Lund and Malmö university to lead PhD studies for social workers

2018-08-28 New research to strengthen social services

2017-12-12 Upcoming call for research on applied Welfare

Previous calls for proposals within the programme

2019-03-05–2019-04-16 Applied welfare research 2019

2018-02-28–04-12 Applied welfare research 2018

2018-02-28–2018-05-15 PhD studies for social services professionals


Stella Jacobson, Programme Coordinator

Staffan Arvidsson, Assistant Programme Coordinator