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Barbro Klein Fellowship Programme 2022-23 [Stipend Available]: Apply by July 1: Expired

Applications are invited for the Barbro Klein Fellowship Programme 2022-23 by the Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study (SCAS).

About Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study (SCAS)

The Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study (SCAS) is an institute for advanced study in Uppsala, Sweden. It is one of the nine member institutions of the Some Institutes for Advanced Study consortium, which brings together the world’s most distinguished institutes for advanced study.

About the Fellowship

The Barbro Klein Fellowship Programme is a newly launched research programme, which intends to advance the study of cultural diversity in a global perspective.

The fellowship is open to scholars from across disciplines in the humanities and social sciences, with an emphasis on research on cultural and social diversity, cultural heritage and creativity, societal structures and public resistance, and varieties of cultural expressions in local and global perspective.

The programme gives fellows the opportunity to concentrate on their own research interests, free from the teaching and administrative obligations of ordinary university life. Fellows are, however, expected to be active members of the scholarly community of the Collegium and to participate in seminars and academic events beyond their own fields of specialization.

Scholars may apply for a full academic year or one semester.

  • The fellowship programme encourages, but is not limited to, applications from talented younger scholars in non-Western countries and of underrepresented gender.
  • At the time of application, the candidate must have held a PhD (or equivalent degree) for at least three years.
  • The application must have a promising track record of independent achievements beyond the post-doctoral level, including significant publications, and be active in international fora.
  • Fellows receive a monthly salary, the size of which will be decided after consultation with the fellow and a consideration of relevant circumstances.
  • Applicants may want to consider seeking additional financial support from other sources, such as sabbatical leave.
  • The Collegium will provide and pay for accommodation for fellows who do not live in the Stockholm–Uppsala region.
How to Apply?

Interested applicants can apply for the fellowship through this link.

Final decisions are taken by the Principal of the Collegium in consultation with a selection committee composed of Permanent and Long-term Fellows and one or two other members. This means that all applications (including personal data) will be downloaded by members of the selection committee, and may also be sent to external referees, outside of the EU/EEA.

Apply through the Varbi application system, fill in the online form and submit as PDF-files the following required application documents:

  • A Curriculum vitae (4 pages maximum)
  • A description of your intended research project (5 to 10 pages)
  • A list of publications
  • Three articles, and a brief rationale for selecting the articles (100 words maximum per article)
  • (Optional) up to 3 letters of reference. (Please note that a letter of reference will be taken into consideration only if it has been submitted by the application deadline at the latest.)

Once your application has been submitted, you will receive a confirmation mail from the Varbi online application system.

Application Deadline

July 1, 2021


Phone: +46 18 55 70 85

Click here to view the official notification for the Barbro Klein Fellowship Programme 2022-23.

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