Application Due Date: April 1st 2019

Among the Nordic Africa Institute’s Strategic objectives is to add to constructing capability in the production of understanding about Africa. The function of the African Visitor Scientist’ Scholarship Program is to offer chances for Africa-based scientists with a PhD to work and establish their continuous research study at the Nordic Africa Institute. The scholarship provides access to the Institute’s library and other resources that attend to a promoting research study environment. Through the program, the Nordic Africa Institute can promote and develop relations with and in between African and Nordic research study neighborhoods.


The scholarship program is directed at postdoctoral scientists.
based in Africa and participated in Africa-oriented research study within the.
disciplines of Social Sciences and Liberal Arts. The candidate ought to be.
associated to an African university/research center and have actually a shown.
performance history of comprehensive research study experience.

The Institute makes every effort to attain a reasonable circulation of scholarship positions in concerns to gender and geographical focus.

Financial assistance and other advantages

The scholarship consists of a return air-fare (economy class),.
lodging, a subsistence allowance of 400 SEK (approx. 45 USD) per.
day plus a setup grant of 2,500 SEK (approx. 280 USD) and gain access to.
to an office (consisting of computer system) in a shared workplace at the.

The optimum period of the stay is 90 days, minimum is60
days. Please keep in mind that the subsistence allowance will be supplied just.
for the days invested in Uppsala Likewise keep in mind that the majority of scholastic.
organizations in the Nordic nations, consisting of the Nordic Africa.
Institute, are closed or a minimum of performing at a minimized capability throughout.
the durations 15 June–15 August and 15 December–15 January. Candidates can.
hence pass by these durations for their see.

The Institute’s library is concentrated on literature on modern.
Africa and concentrates on Social Sciences. Additionally, Visitor Scientist.
have access to the Uppsala University Library and to the Library of the.
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences.

Visitor Scientists have the possibility to provide their research study at.
the Nordic Africa Institute and to go to other organizations in the.
Nordic nations.

The application ought to include


Current CV, consisting of list of publications (if offered online, please consist of links)

Summary of research study job, 5 pages:
— A well elaborated research study proposition; the research study subject need to connect to the thematic research study locations of the Institute as described in the Technique 2017– 2021,
— A work strategy, consisting of anticipated outcomes, particular for the time invested at the Institute

Referral: A signed letter of assistance from the candidate’s.
Head of Department or other senior scholar in the very same field,.
which validates existing association and field of research study. (Scanned.
variations of signed assistance letters can be emailed by the candidate).

Please keep in mind that insufficient applications will not be thought about.
Individuals presently or formerly used by or otherwise expertly.
associated with the Nordic Africa Institute are not qualified for.
scholarships. Kindly likewise keep in mind that the application needs to remain in.
English. In the remarkable occasion that the Scholarship Program for.
2020 does not get complete financing, candidates will be notified.

Submission of applications

Applications consisting of all supporting files ought to be sent out by email to:

Annika Franklin, Research study Administrator, email:

Please note: On the subject line of your e-mail, compose: “Application: Visitor Scientist’ Scholarship Program”.

Due date for applications

The application ought to be sent by 1 April 2019

More info

Annika Franklin, annika.franklin @nai., phone +46(0 )18471 52 45.

To Find Out More:

Go To the Authorities Website of the Nordic Africa Institute’s African Visitor Scientist’ scholarships 2019/2020

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