Research Scholarships at Beijer Institute of Ecological Economics in Sweden, 2018



The Beijer Institute of Ecological Economics is now accepting applications for Maler Scholar competition. Scholarships are open to researchers who are interested in spending up to 6 months at the institute in 2018 or 2019 during the periods January– June or August – December.

The Beijer Institute’s major objectives are to carry out research and stimulate cooperation to promote a deeper understanding of the interplay between ecological systems and social and economic development.

 If English is not your first language then you will need to show that your English language skills are at a high enough level to succeed in your studies.

Scholarship Description:

Application Deadline: December 13, 2017
Course Level: Scholarship is available for pursuing research
Study Subject: Scholarship is awarded in the field of Environmental-Economic.
Scholarship Award: The scholarship covers travel costs to and from Stockholm and provides a monthly allowance for lodging and meals. It is intended for early-career researchers in environmental economics from developing regions of the world who already have a PhD or are currently enrolled in a PhD program and will finish within 1-2 years. Preference is given to researchers affiliated with four regional environmental economics networks—CEEPA, EEPSEA, LACEEP, and SANDEE—and the EfD centres. Others are welcome to apply. Read here about former Mäler Scholars.
Number of Scholarships: Not Known
Scholarship can be taken in Sweden

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

Eligible Countries: International students are eligible to apply.

Entrance Requirements: University welcome candidates who can collaborate on research relevant to at least one of the Institute’s in-house researchers and that can be applied to their home country. Methods and topics of interest include for example quasi experimental research designs to study causal impacts of policies or economic activities on the environment, and experimental approaches to study human behaviour in relation to environmental change or use of natural resources.

English Language Requirements: If English is not your first language then you will need to show that your English language skills are at a high enough level to succeed in your studies.

 Application Procedure:

Applicants should e-mail a document containing the following information to Christina Leijonhufvud by December 13, 2017:

  • Part 1 (maximum 1 page)—A description of the research the applicant would like to conduct while at Beijer, including the names of Beijer researchers the applicant would like to interact with and a discussion of how the time spent at Beijer is expected to contribute to the applicant’s professional development. Applicants can learn more about Beijer researchers and their current projects here.
  • Part 2 (maximum 5 pages)—An up-to-date CV that provides information on the applicant’s education (including short courses), positions held, publications, grants, and professional activities, including any prior activities related to the Beijer Institute or to CEEPA, EEPSEA, LACEEP, SANDEE, or the EfD centres.
  • Part 3 (maximum 1 page)—A proposed schedule showing the approximate dates when the applicant would like to be in residence at Beijer. The residency must be for a minimum of 2 months and a maximum of 6 months, with longer visits, encouraged. It can be divided into two separate visits. The time-span when we can accept scholars at the Institute is January – June, and August – December. It is possible to apply for both years.
  • Part 4 (maximum 1 page) – An overview including the following information: Name, gender, country of origin, current affiliation, year of receiving PhD (or expected year), the title of the dissertation and which network you have connections with (if any).


How to Apply:

Applicants should be sent via email.

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