Scholarship opportunities in Sweden

Swedish Institute

he Swedish Institute Baltic Sea Region Cooperation now has the pleasure to announce two scholarship calls for the academic year 2015/2016 within the Swedish Institute Visby Programme. The aim of the Visby Programme is to build an integrated, knowledge-based and research-intense region, centered on the Baltic Sea, but also bridging to the Eastern Partnership countries and the Russian Federation.


Countries of eligibility

Belarus, Estonia, Georgia, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Poland, Russia and Ukraine

Scholarship offer
PhD students and postdoctoral researchers are provided with and excellent opportunity to conduct research at Swedish universities within all academic disciplines and during the following periods:
   - PhD students - up to 12 months
   - Postdoctoral researchers - 6, 9 or 12 months
   - Senior scientists - up to 6 months

The scholarship amounts to SEK 15,000 per month for PhD students and SEK 18,000 per month for postdoctoral researchers and senior scientists.


PhD studies or research
Apply Thursday 15 January 2015 at the latest.

PhD studies or research
For information on eligibility criteria, requirements and complete instructions to the application procedure see
Visby Programme Scholarships for PhD studies and postdoctoral research


Countries of eligibility

Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Russia, and Ukraine

Scholarship offer
University graduates are welcome to apply for an SI scholarship for studies at one-year (60 credits) or two-year (120 credits) master's level programmes starting in the Autumn Semester 2015. Scholarship holders on one-year master’s programmes may apply for an extension of the scholarship to pursue an unpaid internship in Sweden (up to 5 months).

The scholarship covers both the tuition fee adn living expenses to the amount of SEK 9,000 per month.

Master's level studies
The application process consists of two parts:
   1. application to the eligible study programmes via the national online application service at on 15 January 2015 at the latest;
   2. application for a Swedish Institute scholarship via 2-13 February 2015


Master's level studies
For information on
eligible master’s programmes, requirements and complete instructions to the application procedure see Visby Programme Scholarships for Master's Level Studies

About 100 scholarships in total will be granted for successful candidates within both calls.
In the search for scholarship candidates, SI looks to attract young talented professionals equipped with creativity, curiosity and motivation, who also show expertise and excellence in their academic fields.
SI scholarship holders together build a strong network of global talents, willing to contribute and take an active role in the development of leadership for a sustainable future.

All scholarship holders enjoy the opportunities offered within the
SI Network for Future Global Leaders (NFGL) and become invited to life-long fellowship in the SI alumni network

For further questions:
Markus Boman, Programme manager,,
Irina Ovchinnikova, Programme administrator,

Slottsbacken 10 Box 7434
SE-103 91 Stockholm