Apply to leadership programmes, scholarships or funding and grants  aimed to develop active and lasting networks and mutual learning processes through meetings, education and cultural experiences.

Applications are evaluated by the Swedish Institute (SI) and an independent academic board. The primary evaluation takes into account the applicant’s academic background, personal motivation and deemed ability to contribute to the overall aims of the Visby Programme, including potential to contribute to the development of his/her country or region. The academic evaluation specifically looks at the strength of the research proposal with regards to its scientific quality, originality, methodological approach and relevance.

In the final selection of candidates SI will take into consideration the distribution of scholarships between  academic fields, universities, purpose of study, nationality and gender.

The Swedish Institute (SI) Visby Programme is a scholarship programme for student, research and expert mobility in both directions between Sweden and Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Russia and Ukraine.

The Visby Programme aims at building capacity in young professionals who have the ambition to play an active role in society and to contribute to a positive development in their home countries and region.

The programme focuses on the individual mobility of young, academic talents to promote professional collaboration and lasting relations between Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Russia, Sweden and Ukraine. The goal is to build an integrated, knowledge-based and research-intense region where environmental and social sustainability, innovation and responsibility in management are key factors in achieving sustainable economic growth and regional development.

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