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Funding, grants and scholarships

Research Funding

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

Research Funding –

Funding for equal opportunities initiatives

Lund University promotes initiatives for equal opportunities at the University by means such as invitations to apply for targeted funding. Financing of a visiting professor of the underrepresented gender is a recurring initiative.

Funding for a visiting professor of the underrepresented gender –

Next possibility to apply for funds will be opened in October 2020.

Travel and research grants

Those who study or conduct research at Lund University can apply for grants or scholarships from most of the almost 700 foundations that are administered by the Endowment Administration.

Grants and scholarships are available all year round but there are several factors which determine whether you can apply or not. Examples of factors include the type of employment and the subject area. There are also different types of grants, for example research grants, travel grants and scholarships.

Travel and research grants –

Career development for academic staff

In order to attract, retain and develop employees, Lund University has highlighted a series of career opportunities for academic staff. The career development activities are offered in English and the vast majority are free of charge, both for individuals and departments. Some activities are suitable for doctoral students, some for postdocs and others for research team leaders.

Career development –

List of funders

We have listed a selection of funders of particular interest for researchers at Lund University School of Economics and Management.

Research grants

Granted funds and stipends for LUSEM researchers

Awarded grants, stipends and other types of monetary funding, that has been approved and granted to researchers at LUSEM by major external funders can be viewed dating back to 2021.

Granted funds

International collaborations in development research

LUSEM announces funding to facilitate international collaborations in development research.

Call for funding of short-term collaboration (PDF)

Application: LUSEM research proposal development funding