Ukrainian researchers who come to Sweden in 2022 can now apply for grants to conduct their research here. 30 million SEK is allocated in the call “SSF individual grants for Ukrainian scientists 2022” which is aimed at Ukrainian citizens with a doctoral degree. The researcher must be employed by a Swedish university or a research institute during the project period.

All forms of employment are permitted, ranging from temporary employment as postdoc or visiting professor to more permanent faculty positions.

The researcher can apply for a maximum of 3 MSEK and the duration of the project can be up to 3 years. A letter of intent must be submitted by the Swedish host institution.

The researcher must conduct strategic research within SSF’s areas: Natural Science, Engineering and Medicine.

The grant will primarily go to the salary of the employee, but any surplus can also be used for, for example, travel, conferences or for consumables. An overhead cost of 35 percent on the direct costs is allowed.

The application must be written in English and can be submitted throughout 2022!

The project must start no later than 2023.

The grant decision will be made within one month after the application has been received.

Get the call “SSF individual grants for Ukrainian scientists 2022” here!


Research Programmes Manager Joakim Amorim,, 08-505 816 65