Not knowing the Swedish language could be an obstacles when trying to find a research grant and position in Sweden. However, even if the job advert is not published in English, the research groups carrying out the resarch might be needing expertise from abroad and you could participate in projects. Universities have their own internet-sites for available positions. Job opportunities are often posted on other sites, such as Universitypositions.se,AcademicPositions.se, Dagens Nyheter (in Swedish), the Local, etc.
The four major research councils and agencies in Sweden:
- VINNOVA, Swedish Governmental Agency for Innovation Systems.
- Vetenskapsrådet, Swedish Research Council.
- FAS, Swedish Council for Working Life and Social Research.
- Formas, Swedish Research Council for Environment, Agricultural Sciences and Spatial Planning.
Below you find a list of different Swedish organisations and authorities that offer research grants in different ways: