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Partnership & Planning

What does the programme offer?

The programme Linnaeus-Palme shall contribute to a long-term mutual cooperation between higher education institutions in Sweden and in developing countries. The programme provides the opportunity for funding of contact trips, as well as exchanges for teaching staff and students.

Who can apply to manage a grant?

Departments at Lund University.

Where do I apply?

The Swedish Council for Higher Education (UHR).

Call for proposals – Planning (contact trips)

The application round for 2022 will tentatively open in October 2022.

Read more about Linnaeus-Palme Planning at the UHR website (in Swedish)

Call for proposals – Partnership (teaching and student mobility)

The application round 2022 will open 1 March. Deadline for applications is 15 March at 12 o’clock noon.

This is the LU internal process spring 2022:

  • Dean’s approval of the project application must be obtained by the applicant institution. Proof of dean’s approval can be an email in which the dean expresses support of the project application.
  • Friday 25 February: deadline for project manager at department to submit two documents to contact person at External Relations:
    • PDF version of page "Overview" of project application,
    • dean’s approval of the project application.
  • 28 February: External Relations compile framework application.
  • 1-3 March: framework application is submitted to the Office of the Vice-Chancellor for review before the vice-chancellor’s signature followed by the vice-chancellor’s signature.
  • 4 March: Scanned framework application is sent to departments to be attached to the respective project application.
  • The project application is submitted by the department no later than 15 March at 12 o’clock noon.

Read more about Linnaeus-Palme Partnership at the UHR website (in Swedish)

Who else can participate in the project?

Institutions at universities in developing countries.


Henrik Hofvendahl
International coordinator
+46 46 222 30 15
henrik [dot] hofvendahl [at] er [dot] lu [dot] se