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Scholarships & grants from the Faculty

  • EMV: Post-doscotral scholarship in respiratory immunology

    Placement: Department of Experimental Medical Science
    Ref No: V 2019/693
    Duration: 6 months with the possibility to extend (the intended total time is 12-24 months).
    Starting time: 2019-06-01 or according to agreement
    Last day for applying: 2019-05-10

    An up to two-year post-doctoral position is available for a highly motivated recent Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. graduate to join a translational research project between the Unit of Airway inflammation, Department of Experimental Medical Science, Lund University, Dept of Respiratory Medicine, Lund University Hospital as well as leading pharmaceutical industry partners in the USA and UK.

  • Call for applications for funding for infrastructure investments

    Call for applications for funding for infrastructure investments within the Faculty of Medicine and regulations for processing applications.

    For the current round of applications, SEK 9 million has been set aside by the Faculty of Medicine, SEK 10 million by the Faculty of Engineering and SEK 20 million by the Faculty of Science, for infrastructure investments. The Faculty of Medicine hereby calls for applications for infrastructure funding as follows:

    Purpose and criteria

    The funding is primarily destined to support investment in research infrastructure that:

    • has the potential to lead to high quality science
    • is made up of new infrastructure or increases accessibility of existing infrastructure for researchers at LU
    • is relevant to many users and has a transparent accessibility policy for the faculty’s researchers
    • is strategically important to the Faculty of Medicine

    Applications must have been received by Monday 15 April 2019 at the latest.

    More information about the call and how to apply


  • New Swedish foundation announces research funding within the field of antibiotic resistance

    For the first time, there is now an opportunity to apply for research funds made available by the Foundation to prevent antibiotic resistance.  The Foundation gives direct financial support for research, educational initiatives and information activities aimed at combating antibiotic resistance. The purpose of the projects should be to reduce the use of antibiotics through preventive measures that strengthen the immune system and thereby reduce the number of infections. The foundation plans to allocate SEK four million.

    Deadline for application

    Applications must be received by the Foundation no later than 12 October 2018.


    Send complete application to Aase Sten, Secretary General of the Foundation:

    Notification of granted applications

    The Foundation's decision on approved grants will be announced in the end of November, 2018.

    Persons receiving funding commit to communicate their project on a publicly accessible-scientific level through a media directed at the public, for example, press release, lectures or in other ways reaching out with new knowledge to the public.


    Support is not provided for the development of new antibiotics, travel to conferences, information or training of health professionals to reduce prescription of antibiotics.

    Decisions of funding are taken by the Scientific Board.

    For more information:

    Aase Sten

    Secretary General at the Foundation for the Prevention of Antibiotic Resistance


    Mobile: +46 72-723 27 00


    The Foundation to prevent antibiotic resistance.

  • Lund University grants and scholarships

    Visit LU's central pages for sholarships and research grants.

  • The Swedish Institute

    The Swedish Institute administers and awards scholarships to promote sustainable relationships and mutual learning processes, which in turn evolve from interpersonal meetings, education and cultural experiences.

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