Funding Opportunities for Research Outside Sweden

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Are you interested in a research career abroad?

The Swedish research and innovation funding agencies; Vinnova, Forte and the Swedish Research Council offer different financing possiblities.

Opportunities within Europe

Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions (MSCA)

Awarding €6.16 billion in the period to 2020, the MSCA support research training and career development focused on innovation skills. The programme funds worldwide and cross-sector mobility that implements excellent research in any field (a "bottom-up" approach). Read more at All open calls in Horizon 2020 will be published on the European Commission web site Participant Portal.


Relevant links

  • ERASMUS+, Universitets- och Högskolerådet (in Swedish)
  • PromoDoc If you’re interested in studying for your PhD in Europe
  • EURODOC The European Council of doctoral candidates and young researchers
  • EURES Information, advice and recruitment/placement
  • ESF European Science Foundation
  • Europass Opening doors to learning and working in Europe
  • NARIC network The network aims at improving academic recognition of diplomas and periods of study
  • Citizens Signpost Service Help and advice on your life, work and travel in the EU.Multilingual legal experts provide a personalised reply


Opportunities outside Europe


euraxess worldwide

Researchers working outside Europe can get useful information and invitations to events and seminars from the EURAXESS Centres located in diferent parts of the world.