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Overview of recurring calls

Here we have collected a selection of recurring calls that may be of interest to researchers at the Faculty of Social Sciences.

The calls are chronologically arranged based on the application date, in order to provide an overview of which applications are relevant during different parts of the year. Keep in mind that deadlines for submitting applications can be changed by funders, so be sure to double check the application date for each call at the research funder's own website.

Large external research funders with many different calls

EU’s framework programme for research and innovation. Calls for global challenges and industrial leadership. Interdisciplinary collaborations. Divided into six clusters:

  1. Health
  2. Culture, Creativity and Inclusive Society
  3. Civil Security for Society
  4. Digital, Industry and Space
  5. Climate, Energy and Mobility
  6. Food, Bioeconomy, Natural Resources, Agriculture and Environment

Learn more:

Sustainable Development. Targeted calls and the annual open call within Formas' areas of responsibility: environment, areal industries and community building.

Learn more on Formas' website

Targeted calls and the annual open call for project grants within Forte's areas of responsibility: health, working life and welfare.

Learn more on Forte's website 

Targeted calls and the annual open call in the humanities and social sciences.

Learn more on rj.se 

Targeted calls and annual open calls in all fields of science.

Learn more on vr.se 

Calls for innovation and collaboration.

Learn more on vinnova.se

Calls open for applications all year

Deadline for applicants: It is possible to apply for funding continuously during the year.

Learn more: Funding for costs associated with major research applications

 

Deadline for applicants: It is possible to apply for funding continuously during the year.

Learn more: Faculty research funding

Deadlines first quarter

First deadline for applicants: Contact Research Services.

External deadline: February.

Coordination: The application is submitted by Research Services.

Learn more: Swedish Research Council (VR)

First deadline for applicants: Contact Research Services no later than one month before the deadline.

External deadline: February.

Coordination: The application is submitted by Research Services.

Learn more: Swedish Research Council (VR)

First deadline for applicants: Contact Research Services no later than one month before the deadline.

External deadline: February, every two years.

Coordination: Internal process at LU which only includes the Vice-Chancellor’s letter of support.

Learn more: Swedish Research Council (VR)

First deadline for applicants: January.

External deadline: April.

Coordination: Letter of intent is sent to Research Services. Applications are prioritized by the university. The Vice-Chancellor signs letters of support for applicants on the recommendation of the Research Board.

Learn more: Marianne and Marcus Wallenbergs Foundation (MMW)

First deadline for applicants: January.

External deadline: April.

Coordination: Letter of intent is sent to Research Services. Applications are prioritized by the university. The Vice-Chancellor signs letters of support for applicants on the recommendation of the Research Board.

Learn more: Marcus and Amalia Wallenbergs Foundation (MAW) (MAW)

First deadline for applicants: January, every four years.

External deadline: May.

Coordination: Applications are prioritized by the faculty and the university. The Vice-Chancellor signs letters of support for applicants on the recommendation of the Research Board.

Learn more: Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation

 

Deadline for applicants: February.

Learn more: The Crafoord Foundation

Deadline for applicants: February.

Learn more: Recurring calls (Forte)

Deadline for applicants: February.

Learn more: Open calls (RJ)

Deadline for departments: March.

Deadline for faculty: April.

Coordination: Each department management can nominate a dissertation to the faculty who prioritizes the nominations. The Dean or Deputy Dean signs nomination letter for the applicant.

Deadlines second quarter

Deadline for applicants: April.

Learn more: Formas' annual open call

Deadline for departments: April.

Deadline for faculty: April.

Coordination: Each department management can nominate researchers to the faculty who prioritizes the nominations. The Dean or Deputy Dean signs nomination letter for the applicant.

Learn more at lmkstiftelsen.lse (in Swedish)

First deadline for applicants: Contact Research Services no later than one month before the deadline.

External deadline: April.

Coordination: Internal process at LU - contact Research Services.

Learn more: ERC Advanced Grant

First deadline for applicants: May.

External deadline: September.

Coordination: Applications are prioritized by the faculty and the university. The Vice-Chancellor signs letters of support for applicants on the recommendation of the Research Board.

Deadlines third quarter

First deadline for applicants: September.

External deadline: February.

Coordination: Applications are prioritized by the faculty and the university. The Vice-Chancellor signs letter of support for applicants on the recommendation of the Research Board.

Learn more: Calls (KAW)

First deadline for applicants: September, every two years.

External deadline: February.

Coordination: Applications are prioritized by the faculty and the university. The Vice-Chancellor signs letters of support for applicants on the recommendation of the Research Board.

Learn more: Calls (KAW)

Deadline for applicants: September (as well as February).

Learn more: Application months

 

Deadline for applicants: September (as well as February).

Learn more: Faculty travel and research grants (Staff pages)

Deadlines fourth quarter

First deadline for applicants: October-November.

External deadline: December.

Coordination: Applications are prioritized by the faculty and the university. The Vice-Chancellor signs letters of support for applicants on the recommendation of the Research Board.

Learn more: Pro Futura (RJ)

First deadline for applicants: Contact Research Services no later than one month before the deadline, and preferably six months before the deadline.

External deadline: October

Coordination: Internal process at LU - contact Research Services.

Learn more: ERC Starting Grant