This call for applications includes five different types of grants: Visiting Researcher Grants for incoming and outgoing researchers, Conference Grant, Network Grant and Journal Grant. A maximum of one application per main applicant and grant type is allowed.

Visiting Researcher Grant – incoming/outgoing

The Visiting Researcher Grant is intended to fund shorter stays to allow for research collaboration, an exchange of experience, as well as consultations. The grant is awarded to both incoming and outgoing researchers for stays of one to six months. The purpose of the Visiting Researcher Grant is to facilitate international contact networks and an exchange of experience between Swedish and overseas researchers and to promote the career development of junior scientists.

Grant amount: Grants are awarded in accordance to the level of costs in the host country. The maximum amount granted is SEK 500 000.

Conference Grant

The Conference grant is designed to support international conferences hosted by Swedish organisations. The grant can, for example, cover costs for invited keynote speakers (travel, accommodation and board), funding participants from low-income countries and workshops for planning the conference.

Grant amount: A maximum of SEK 300 000.

Network Grant

The purpose of the Network Grant is to facilitate collaboration between researchers within Forte’s areas of responsibility across different disciplines and different parts of Sweden. The network can include researchers in other countries, but the coordinator must be linked to an administrating organisation in Sweden. Grants are awarded for a maximum of 3 years.

Grant amount: A maximum of SEK 150 000 per year for a maximum period of 3 years.

Journal Grant

The purpose of the Journal Grant is to promote the dissemination of scientific information within Forte’s areas of responsibility, and especially concerning research funded by Forte. The journal grant may be used for the publishing of Swedish or Nordic scientific journals, including journals written in English.

Grant amount: A maximum of SEK 400 000 per year for a maximum period of 3 years.

More information

More information about the call, as well as instructions for your application, can be found in the documents attached below. Please note that the application forms in Prisma differ between all grant types, including between incoming and outgoing Visiting Researcher Grants. See instructions for each type of grant.