The Nordic Africa Institute


The Institute has two kinds of scholarship programmes. One programme for early career researchers based in Africa, and one programme for students and researchers based in Finland, Iceland and Sweden.

An opportunity for early career researchers in Africa to pursue their own research projects in the fields of Social Sciences and Humanities. The scholarship offers access to the Institute's library and other resources that provide for a stimulating research environment.

More information and how to apply to the African Guest Researcher's Scholarship

Nordic Scholarship Programme

For researchers based in Sweden, Finland and Iceland

Closed for applications

We offer a 1-month stay at the Nordic Africa Institute in order to facilitate use of the Institute’s library collections on contemporary Africa, and to create links to existing research at the Institute.

Master students, PhD candidates and postdoctoral researchers pursuing Africa-oriented studies/research in Social Sciences and Humanities and affiliated to universities and research centers in Sweden, Finland and Iceland are eligible candidates, regardless of citizenship.

More information and how to apply to the Nordic Scholarship Programme

Awarded scholarships

Awarded scholarships