Research Grants

Each year, FBA grants funds to the members of our international research working groups, for research projects within the field of peace, security and development. The grants aim to promote empirical, policy-relevant scientific research.

Since 2005 the FBA has supported approximately 150 research projects, among them data collections, surveys and experimental studies. The research grants have enabled the publication of a large number of scientific papers, books and articles of relevance to international policy development.

Funds are granted once a year and members of FBA’s research working groups can apply. The applications are evaluated by a committee composed of senior researchers and practitioners.

Approved grants in recent years

During 2021, FBA grants a total of 2,7 million SEK to 10 research projects and 1 research workshops. Click here to find a summary of the researchers and projects that are granted funds.

During 2020, FBA grants a total of 3,5 million SEK to 10 research projects and 2 research workshops. Click here to find a summary of the researchers and projects that are granted funds.

During 2019, FBA granted a total of 3,3 million SEK to 12 research projects and 2 research workshops. Click here to find a summary of the researchers and projects that have been granted funds.

During 2018, FBA granted a total of 3 million SEK to 13 research projects. Click here to find a summary of the researchers and projects that have been granted funds.

During 2017, FBA granted a total of 2.4 million SEK to 11 research projects. Click here to find a summary of the researchers and projects that have been granted funds.

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