Published: Thu, 21 Jul 2011 15:36:35 GMT
Updated: Wed, 13 Feb 2013 10:39:02 GMT
The Swedish Research Links Programme offers international collaborative research grants, aiming to foster research ties between researchers in Sweden and selected countries.
The long-term aim of the programme is to contribute to mutual
scientific and socioeconomic development of the countries involved
through funding for support to collaborative research projects of
high scientific quality and mutual relevance. The programme is open
to researchers in basic and applied research within all academic
Formerly funded by Sida and administrated by Vetenskapsrådet
(the Swedish Research Council), the programme transferred in
entirety to Vetenskapsrådet in January 2013.
Please note that the conditions below were valid for 2012. More
information about 2013 will be available on Vetenskapsrådet's website when the call
for proposals opens in March.
Sweden and the following countries:
Asia: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Cambodia,
Indonesia, Iran, Rep. Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Nepal, Pakistan,
Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Viet Nam
Middle East and North Africa (MENA): Algeria,
Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestinian adm.
areas, Syria, Tunisia, Yemen
Africa: Botswana, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Kenya,
Mali, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia
Latin America: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile,
Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua
Europe: Albania, Armenia, Belarus, Bosnia-Herzegovina,
Georgia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Moldavia, Russia**, Serbia, Turkey,
The program is open to scientists in basic and applied
research within all academic areas.
** Russia: Limited to research cooperation within the areas of
democracy and human rights.
The application is written jointly by scientists from at
least two eligible countries. One of the applicants must be
affiliated to a university in Sweden. The applicants must hold a
Grants are awarded for a maximum of 3 years (2013-2015).
Costs and grant
The grant may be used for joint activities, such as
research visits between the partners, workshops, seminars, minor
project costs and joint publications. The grant must not be used
for salaries or scholarships.
You may apply for up to 250 000 SEK/year for a
maximum of 3 years.
Salaries and scholarships are not funded within this
How to apply
Read more on Vetenskapsrådet's
website. The call for proposals 2013 will open in