KI travel award for collaboration with the University of Tokyo 2021/2022

Karolinska Institutet has in collaboration with Stockholm University and KTH Royal Institute of Technology signed a strategic partnership with the University of Tokyo. KI offers a travel award to increase mobility.

The strategic partnership agreement, aims to increase mobility of students and researchers, joint research projects and faculty development programs such as pedagogic training and research supervision.

To facilitate new and existing contacts between researchers and doctoral students as well as increase research collaboration with the University of Tokyo, KI and the Internationalisation Advisory Council  is pleased to announce the availability of limited competitive funds for a lab visit (1-3 awards) or for a visit to discuss and/or establish collaborations (1-2 awards). The lab visits can take place within already existing collaborations or to labs with no previous collaborations

The Travel Award provides support for transportation and housing of 25 000 SEK (including INDI) per person. The call is open to doctoral students, post docs and researchers.

Applications should include:

  • CV
  • Statement of interest / Description of the intended activities, including relevance for the ISP (max 350 words)
  • Letter of support from the supervisor (if relevant)
  • An invitation letter from the proposed host
  • Document supporting admission as PhD-student at KI including information about half time seminar (Ladok) (if relevant)
  • Bibliography it is possible to include information about manuscripts (short)

 

Proposal format:

Combine the documents into a single pdf file.

Important dates and aspects

Deadline for applications: 15th of November 2021

The decision of funding will be made at the latest 22th of November. The proposed travel should take place between December 2021 and 31st of December 2022.   

The following aspects will in particular be taken into account:

  • Opportunity to use methodology or technology that is unavailable at KI.
  • Relevance for the postdoctoral research project or doctoral student’s Individual Study Plan (ISP) or the researcher’s collaboration and project plan.
  • Half-time seminar completed, for doctoral students
  • Strengthening of collaborations between KI and UTokyo.

All funded travel awards will require submission of a short travel report that will be published on the KI web site.

For questions regarding this travel award and for advice regarding contacts with the University of Tokyo, please contact Lotta Lundqvist.

Proposal submission

Email your proposal to lotta.lundqvist@ki.se. Proposals submitted after the deadline will not be considered.