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GENECO travel grants

All Geneco PhD-students are offered a travel grant to enable a research stay at another laboratory for at least one month. The aims with the grants are to increase the mobility of the PhD-students, enlarge their network, and to give them valuable insights into research at other places than the home lab. Read more about the different travel grants on the left.

A travel grant supports a research stay at other laboratories (not conferences) with the purpose to perform research, which will represent a part of the PhD project.

Each GENECO PhD student is granted at least one travel grant during his/her enrollment in Geneco, given a well-motivated application.

The research visit should last between 1 and 3 months and it could be abroad or within Sweden.

The travel grant covers travel costs and accommodation (bench-fees are not included). It is possible to add costs for accommodation / travelling for family members (children below 18, and/or adult accompanying young children) or for the several travels home during the research visit for students with young children. The accommodation cost should not exceed 10.000 SEK / month.

The total budget of the application should be between 15.000 – 40.000 SEK.

The application should include:

  1. a project description and the purpose of the research visit (summarized on one A4 page), signed by the applicant and his/her supervisor,
  2. invitation letter from the host laboratory
  3. budget specifying the cost items

The application can be submitted at any time to GENECO, Bengt Hansson, Bengt [dot] Hansson [at] biol [dot] lu [dot] se


General questions

Bengt Hansson

Telephone:+46 46 222 49 96
E-mail: Bengt [dot] Hansson [at] biol [dot] lu [dot] se

Questions regarding GENECO courses

Emily O'Connor

Telephone:+46 46 222 37 22
E-mail: Emily [dot] Oconnor [at] biol [dot] lu [dot] se

Olof Hellgren
Senior Lecturer

Telephone:+46 46 222 17 83
E-mail: Olof [dot] Hellgren [at] biol [dot] lu [dot] se

Questions regarding administration, economy and other practical issues

Annika Hecktor
Project assistant
Department of Biology

Telephone:+46 46 222 92 12
E-mail: Annika [dot] Hecktor [at] biol [dot] lu [dot] se