The fifth call for applications is open - From March 20 to April 30 2013.

Jointly awarded by the Embassy of France in Sweden – Institut français de Suède and the French-Swedish Association for Research (AFSR) and benefitting from the patronage of Collège de France, the prize aims to reward young researchers whose work is related to sustainable development.
The prize covers fundamental and applied research. Its main goal is to promote excellence in research, scientific vocations and French-Swedish collaboration.

The 2013 edition has received the support of L’Oréal Sverige AB. The theme of this fifth call for applications is:

Sustainable Development and Human Health

Twenty years after the Rio declaration sated that “the human beings are entitled to a healthy and productive life in harmony with nature” the deterioration of ecosystems, the multiplication of polluting substances and the global change are so many threats weighing on human health worldwide.

The 2013 edition of the French-Swedish Prize for young researchers wishes to highlight scientific and technologic research work about interdependency between the environmental challenges and public health.

The prize is open to young researchers, who do not have a French citizenship, conducting scientific research at a public or private organisation in Sweden.

This year the prize is awarded in two categories:

  • A PhD award for applicants currently preparing a doctoral degree
  • A post-doc award for applicants already holding a doctoral degree

The call for applications is open from March 20 up to and included April 30 2013.

The registration is a two-step procedure:
1. Online subscription: to fill in the fact sheet, click here
2. Send the application file by April 30 (postmarked)
(Complete set of printed copies of all the documents contained in the application, written in English)

Terms of the call and documents needed for the application are detailed here: Call for applications

Send the application file to the following address:
Embassy of France – Institut français de Suède
French-Swedish Prize for young researchers
Kommendörsgatan 13 - Box 5296 - 102 46 Stockholm

Contact :
Lucie Debroux
Tel : +46 (0)8 - 459 53 88
Mail : frenchswedishprize[at]