26 juni, 2017

Research prize regulations, 2018

The French-Swedish Prize for young researchers

Research Prize Regulations, 2018, issued by:

AFSR, the French-Swedish Association for Research


The prize is organized by AFSR, the French-Swedish Research Association, under the patronage of College de France and the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. It aims to reward scientific excellence of young researchers and research students in France and Sweden, and to encourage scientific exchange between the two countries.

For the prize of 2018 the following theme has been chosen:

“The possibilities of digital technologies in the realization of the green, inclusive and sustainable city of the future”

Conditions and eligibility criteria

Eligible to apply are young researchers or research students working at a French or a Swedish research institution during the academic year of 2017-18. Applicants should demonstrate an interest in entering into or establishing research co-operation between the two countries.

Two categories of applicants

Postdoctoral researchers

This category is open to applicants who received their doctoral exam no longer than six years ago (2012), and who are working at a research institution in either France or Sweden. The applicants are asked to present a summary in English of their published research results, and to demonstrate their relevance with respect to the theme of the 2018 prize.

Doctoral research students

This category is open to young research students working on their doctoral thesis at a French or Swedish research institution. The applicants are asked to present a scientific document of relevance with respect to the theme of the 2018 prize.

Application requirements

Applicants of both categories should present a complete application via e-mail to: info@afsr.se on Monday, November 26, 2018 at the latest.