Visiting researchers at the Nordic Africa Institute

PhD candiadates and postdocs with own funds are welcome to apply to be hosted at the Institute. 
The research must fit in one of the following research areas:

  • Rural and Agrarian Change, Property and Resources
  • Conflict, Security and Democratic Transformation
  • Migration, mobility and transnational relations
  • Urban Dynamics

Read more about NAI's research areas here.

Researchers based at Nordic or African research institutions will be favoured. The time to be hosted will not be limited in minimum time of stay but a maximum of 2 years is set.

Visiting researchers will be part of a creative research environment in which they will have the opportunity to participate in the development of research in collaboration with researchers in other research areas.  

Visiting researchers are obliged to publish through NAI channels and to offer their services to NAI communications unit when engaging in media. The researcher shall actively participate in NAI events and research area related activities, and assist with research funding applications (when applicable). Visiting researchers who have not placed their funding at the Institute must pay 5 000 SEK per month for administrative services.

For more information please contact Head of Research who can be reached at phone number 018-471 52 00.

If you are interested to be hosted at the Institute please send an application (CV and research proposal) to:

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