The Erik Allardt Fellowship Programme

About the Programme and the Eligibility Criteria
The purpose of the Erik Allardt Fellowship Programme is to further and strengthen academic and
cultural exchanges between Sweden and Finland within a context of high quality research in the
social and human sciences. The programme was created by Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies
(HCAS) and the Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study (SCAS). It is funded by Stiftelsen Riks-
bankens Jubileumsfond.

The information below pertains to the Erik Allardt Fellowship at SCAS. For information on the Erik
Allardt Fellowship at HCAS for scholars having an affiliation with a university in Sweden, please see

For the academic year 2020–21, the Swedish Collegium offers residential fellowships for one or two
scholars with a tenured or long-term position in Finland. Candidates may come from any discipline
within the humanities and social sciences and neighbouring scholarly fields. Early career as well as
senior scholars are welcome to apply. Candidates must be at least three years beyond their doctoral
degree by the time of application. The application may be for the entire academic year (September 2020
– mid-June 2021) or alternatively for one academic semester (September – mid-December 2020
or mid-January – mid-June 2021).

The holder of the fellowship receives a monthly stipend, the size of which will be decided after consultation
with the applicant and a consideration of relevant circumstances. Costs for housing and lunches are also

Application and Deadline
The deadline for the academic year 2020-21 has passed.

An applicant should submit a curriculum vitae (4 pages maximum); a research proposal (5 to 10 pages);
a list of publications; three articles, including a brief rationale for selecting the articles (100 words
maximum per article). Applicants may also submit up to 3 letters of reference.

Applications must be submitted electronically to

Please direct questions to

Final selections are made by the Principal of SCAS on the recommendation of the programme selection
committee. As part of the selection process, applications may also be sent to external referees. This means
that applications (including personal data) may be sent to external referees outside of the EU/EEA.

Selection Committee:
Professor Tuomas Forsberg, Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies
Professor Christina Garsten, Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study
Professor Björn Wittrock, Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study