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Important application dates 2022

Calendar 2022. Photo.

Each year the Faculty of Social Sciences announces a number of recurring grants that are available to apply for certain categories of faculty staff. Also, please note the deadlines concerning courses for teaching in higher education, the faculty´s Teaching Academy and applications for readership.


Application months

The application months are to be used to draw up research applications. PhD holders employed until further notice at the Faculty of Social Sciences, who do not have more than 30 percent of their position reserved for research, can apply.

The application deadline is 15 February in the spring semester and 15 September in the autumn semester. 

More information about application months

Faculty travel and research grants

Researchers, doctoral students, lecturers or readers at Lund University can apply for the faculties’ travel and research grants each autumn and spring semester.

The next application period is 25 January - 14 February.

More information about travel and research grants

Funding for research-related external engagement

PhD holders employed until further notice at the Faculty of Social Sciences, who do not have more than 30 % of their position reserved for research, can apply for funding to develop collaborations with external actors. The aim is to enrich the faculty's research and highlight the role of the social sciences in society.

The application deadline is 30 April.

Call for applications: funding to develop research-related external engagement

Funding for education-related development time

Permanently employed teachers and technical/administrative staff, and associate senior lecturers, at the Faculty of Social Sciences can apply for this support.  

In previous calls, teaching staff at the Faculty of Social Sciences have been able to apply for support for pedagogical development. Now the call for applications is expanded, to include pedagogical development as well as widening participation and development of education-related external engagement.

Application deadline: 30 April.

Funding for education-related development initiatives/activities


Teaching Academy

Lecturers, senior lecturers and professors on indefinite-term contracts, or associate senior lecturers, at the Faculty of Social Sciences are invited to have their teaching qualifications assessed with the aim of being accepted into the Teaching Academy as a qualified or excellent teaching practitioner.

Yearly deadline for applications is 15 September.

More information about the Teaching Academy


The Academic Appointments Board processes applications for readership once per semester. 

Deadline during the 2022 spring semester is 18 April.

Read more about applying for readership

Courses for teaching in higher education

You can still apply for some courses in spring 2022: 
•    Studierektor - med fokus på högskolepedagogik och ledarskap (Application deadline: 31 January)
•    The good lecture (Application deadline: 7 February)

Current courses spring 2022

The autumn courses will be published on the website later this spring.