The Institute is financed partly through a government subsidy and partly through external funding from research councils or authorities.

For information about current project grants, see Research Projects

The Swedish Foundation for Humanities and Social Sciences

Riksbankens Jubileumsfond (RJ) is an independent foundation with the goal of promoting and supporting research in the Humanities and Social Sciences.
Link to The Swedish Foundation for Humanities and Social Sciences


The Swedish Research Council

The Swedish Research Council is a public agency under the authority of the Ministry of Education and Research. The Swedish Research Council has a leading role in developing Swedish research of the highest scientific quality, thereby contributing to the development of society.
Link to the Swedish Research Council



Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life and Welfare.
Link to Forte

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The Wallenberg Foundations


Marianne and Marcus Wallenberg Foundation

The foundation mainly supports research in clinical medicine, law and other social sciences.
Link to Marianne and Marcus Wallenberg Foundation


Marcus and Amalia Wallenberg Foundation

This foundation supports scientific research mainly within the humanities, learning and children’s activities.
Link to Marcus och Amalia Wallenberg Foundation


Jane and Dan Olsson Foundations

The foundation wishes to favour research in medicin about infertility and children's health, research for equality, integration and young people's possibilites, and research about violence against women, rasism, poverty and discrimination.
Link to Jane and Dan Olsson Foundations (in Swedish)



The Seventh Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development. This is the EU's main instrument for funding research in Europe (now Horizon 2020).
Link to FP7

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Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB)

MSB primarily supports applied, needs-oriented research. The aim is to generate practical applicable research findings that will lead to an increased ability to solve societal problems. MSB research covers a wide field and encompasses several disciplines and is carried out in cross-sector and international context.
Link to MSB



Vinnova is Sweden’s innovation agency. It's mission is to promote sustainable growth by improving the conditions for innovation, as well as funding needs-driven research.
Link to Vinnova