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For doctoral students

Doctoral students need relevant information about the educational process during their training. Here is a list of web pages of various kinds, including news and events, considered to be of interest to a doctoral student.

This page is a supplement to the page Doctoral student support, on the staff web.

Det finns 264 sidor som är taggade med For doctoral students:
Funding bodies

Funding bodies

Here is where you find the funding for your project.

External funding - calls

External funding - calls

Menus above lead to information about support for external funding, with focus on applying for research grants. External funding support on one page (pdf) . Below a selection of current calls are

Proposal writing advice

Proposal writing advice

Tips from the Grants Office

Proposal Development - Large Collaborative Grants

Large project grants require collaboration with several partners, often internationally, cross-discipline, and involving organisations within and outside of academia. Several funders offer these

Proposal Development – Large Individual Grants

Several national and international funders offer special grants that support career development, allowing individual researchers to advance their academic career and position as research leaders.

Training and capacity development

At the Grants Office, we have a mission to build the capacity of SLU staff to write more competitive and successful funding proposals, prepare application budgets, and deliver project reporting. We

Project implementation and reporting

When a proposal is successful, there is usually a lot of work connected to starting up and implementing the project, whether SLU is the coordinator or a partner. In particular, being involved as a

Proactive work

At the Grants Office, we continuously monitor future funding opportunities suitable for SLU researchers, with a focus on SLU’s major external funders, particularly the European Framework Programme.

Seed Money

If you are coordinating a large, collaborative proposal or project, the Grants Office can support you with seed money. We have three different funds available - a coordinator’s premium, proposal


External funding makes up a large portion of the total funding at SLU, and therefore there are many staff here who work with it to some extent - researchers, department administrators and financial


Most funders require you to submit a project budget as part of your proposal. However, the budget is often left until late in the process, or not given enough attention. It is essential to put

Grants Office Support Services

Grants Office Support Services

The Grants Office provides support to SLU researchers for external funding by offering key expertise and hands-on guidance to help SLU achieve its vision. Our services target the researchers