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Research funding for early career researchers

On this page you will find resources for early stage researchers looking for research funding.


Perform a search in research funding database Research Professional

In Research Professional you will find an almost complete range of funding opportunities from national and international funders. Achieve total funding awareness by setting up a search based on your research area and career stage. Please contact gpo@liu.se if you need any assistance.


Contact Grants Office when applying for EU funding

If you are planning on applying for research funding from the European Commission or from more complex national programmes, please contact gpo@liu.se. Also, take a look at our guide for applicants. We can help you make the best out of your application and guide you through the process. You will find more information about the services provided by Grants and Program Offices at our website.

Useful links


  • Research Professional
    Research funding database
  • Annual calls calendar
    Deadlines for recurring annual calls
  • LiU Junior Faculty
    Network for information and knowledge exchange for early-career academics
  • Euraxess
    Supports researcher mobility and career development. Lists, for example, vacant postdoctoral positions
    International exchange programme
  • LiU Library
    Provides support on publications, journals etc.

Page manager: marie.helsing.vastfjall@liu.se
Last updated: 2021-08-26