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Apply for research funding

At the Faculty of Social Sciences there are a number of different research funding opportunities to apply for. On this page you can also learn about other research funding support at Lund University.

Funding to develop research-related external engagement

Granted funding is to be used to develop collaborations with external actors with an aim to enrich the faculty’s research and highlight the role of the social sciences in society. 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 for funding.

Call for applications for research-related external engagement


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. 

More information about how to apply for application months


Funding for major research applications

The funding is to be used to produce a major national or international research application. The support can be used to finance working hours, for assistance in the form of a research assistant and/or for contact travel for parties involved in the project. Any PhD holder employed until further notice at the Faculty of Social Sciences can apply.

More information about funding for costs associated with major research applications


Faculty travel and research grants

The application period for the faculties’ travel and research grants is at the start of the spring and autumn semesters, normally in February and September. 

Researchers, doctoral students, lecturers or readers at Lund University can apply for the grants. A few are also open to undergraduate students including Master’s students. 

More information on the Lund University Staff Pages


Faculty support for proofreading

The faculty offers support for proofreading of articles published in international journals. The support relates to proofreading costs for articles accepted for publication in international peer reviewed journals according to the following:

  • When the article has been accepted for publication, but before it has been published, the acceptance letter and invoice for proofreading costs for the article are to be sent to the faculty, which reimburses costs of up to SEK 6 000 per article.

Contact: Faculty Coordinator Elin Hermansson: elin [dot] hermansson [at] sam [dot] lu [dot] se

Other research funding support at Lund University

Research Services offer researchers and research teams support and help on issues concerning external research funding.

Read more about Research Services on the Lund University Staff Pages

Subscribe to newsletters on research fundin (link to Staff pages)

Lund University has central funds for promoting publishing in OA journals. 

Read more about how to apply for financial publishing support on the library's website

Contact

General questions about faculty research funding:

Elin Hermansson
Faculty Coordinator
+46 46 222 84 49
elin [dot] hermansson [at] sam [dot] lu [dot] se

Faculty travel and research grants:

Anders Kirchner
Recruitment Officer
+46 46 222 72 06
anders [dot] kirchner [at] sam [dot] lu [dot] se