The Erik Allardt Fellowship Programme

About the Programme and the Eligibility Criteria
To promote and strengthen the academic and cultural exchanges between Finland and Sweden within
high-quality research in the social and human sciences, the Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies
(HCAS), Riksbankens Jubileumsfond (the Swedish Foundation for Humanities and Social Sciences;
RJ) and the Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study (SCAS) have created the Erik Allardt Fellowship

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

The Erik Allardt Fellowship at SCAS is a residential fellowship for scholars with a tenured or long-term
position in Finland. Candidates may come from any discipline within the humanities and social sciences
and related scholarly fields. Candidates must have held their PhD for at least three years by the time of

Each year scholars are invited to spend a full academic year or one semester at SCAS. The available
fellowships correspond to two positions for the entire academic year or, alternatively, up to four
semester-long fellowships.

Erik Allardt Fellows receive a monthly stipend, the size of which will be decided after consultation with
the fellow and a consideration of relevant circumstances. Costs for housing and lunches are also covered.

Application and Deadline
The Call for Applications for the academic year 2017/18 is now open. The deadline for applications is on
15 October 2016.

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.

Final selections are made by the principal of SCAS on the recommendation of the programme selection

Selection Committee:

Professor Christina Garsten, Stockholm University
Professor Minna Palander-Collin, Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies
Professor Sami Pihlström, University of Helsinki
Professor Bo Stråth, University of Helsinki
Professor Björn Wittrock, Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study