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Research funding

Research Services offer researchers and research teams support and help on issues concerning external research funding.

Research Services have special responsibility for the following funders and programmes:

Find research funding


Using Pivot-RP you can search for research funding opportunities in all scientific fields, from both national and international sources. You can also search for funding to participate in research conferences, and for post-doc funding. In addition, Pivot-RP lets you:

  • receive emails on current calls; 
  • save your application profiles; 
  • save interesting calls; 
  • share information with your colleagues.

Log in to Pivot-RP 

Lists of research funders

Funding paths to excellence

The guide Funding paths to excellence (link below) provides a compilation of funding opportunities oriented towards basic research available in different career stages with an indicative list of expected merits and skills. The guide may be used in the strategic planning of researchers, supervisors, head of departments, team leaders and the like.

Funding paths to excellence (PDF, 345 kB, new window)

International collaborations and opportunities

Funding international collaborations

Funding teaching, researcher and staff mobility

Project costing and reporting

Help with project costing is available from your department or faculty finance officer, both for applications and final reporting.

Templates and guides for project costing can be found on the Finance Pages. Research Services can provide assistance with project costing and reporting for EU funding.

Finance Pages on project costing and project reporting (in Swedish)

Contact Research Services

In Kompetensportalen you will find an online course in overhead and indirect costs. The course is available in Swedish and English:

Vad är ”overhead” och hur fungerar det? (In Swedish)

What is ”overhead” and how does it work?


Research Services
Visiting address

Medicon Village
Scheeletorget 1
223 63 LUND

Postal address
Lund University
Research Services
Box 117
221 00 LUND

Contact information on Research Services blog