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Swedish Institute Scholarships for Talent Mobility. Kyiv, KPI 2014-01-23. Markus Boman , Programme Manager Swedish Institute (SI). Building relations with our neighbors in the Baltic Sea Region. Overall purpose To build a strong, knowledge-based and research-intense region

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Swedish institute scholarships for talent mobility

Swedish InstituteScholarships for Talent Mobility

Kyiv, KPI

2014-01-23

Markus Boman, Programme Manager

Swedish Institute (SI)


Building relations with our neighbors in the baltic sea region
Building relations with our neighbors in the Baltic Sea Region

  • Overall purpose

  • To build a strong, knowledge-based and research-intense region

  • Identify and address common challenges in the region

  • Share experiences, learn by others

  • Policy orientation

  • EU Baltic Sea Region Strategy

  • EU Eastern Partnership

  • HELCOM Baltic Sea Action Plan (BSAP)

  • Thematic areas of priority

  • Ecological Sustainability

  • Sustainable Growth for Increased Prosperity

  • Challenges of the Region


Building relations with our neighbors in the baltic sea region1
Building relations with our neighbors in the Baltic Sea Region

  • Building capacity in individuals

  • Management programmes focusing on CSR, Project management skills

  • Strategic expert visits (smaller groups)

  • Scholarships to support academic talent mobility

  • Swedish language education - where you are


The SI Visby Programme Region

  • Long tradition of building networks in the Baltic Sea region

  • Support for individual mobility with scholarships in both directions, since 1997

  • Long-term foreign policy engagement of Sweden. Ambition to strengthen the region as a whole

  • Master students, PhD students, post-docs, senior scientists, experts


The SI Visby Programme Region

Target groups & audience

  • Talented individuals who are ambitious, creative and show excellence in their fields of expertise

  • Applicants capable of expressing an idea, ambition and drive in concrete terms

  • Dynamic citizens, willing to take an active role and contribute to development of their home country and region

  • Prospective open-minded leaders, ready to explore a multi-cultural, global environment


The SI Visby Programme Region

Target groups & audience

  • State actors/agencies, e g universities, science/techno parks, institutes

  • Municipalities and local development projects

  • Regions, regional associations

  • Business sector

  • Branch federations/organizations

  • NGO’s


The SI Visby RegionProgramme

Calls and support structures for individual mobility

Master students

Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Russia, and Ukraine

Application date: January 2014-February 2014

PhD students, Post-doctoral researchers, Senior scientists

Belarus, Estonia, Georgia, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Poland, Russia, and Ukraine

Application date: December 2013-January 2014

Swedish students, PhD students, researchers, experts

For study/research/expert visits taking place in any of the countries included in the program

Invited by an organization, public agency, university, other actor

Application date: October 2013 (for scholarship periods starting in spring 2014)

March 2014 (for scholarship periods starting in autumn 2014)


The SI Visby RegionProgramme

Scholarships for Master students - overview

Students from Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Russia and Ukraine

Programs of either one or two years duration, taught in English

~ 60 scholarships will be offered for the academic year 2014/2015

Coverage for tuition fees and living expenses (SEK 9,000/month)

Medical insurance

Travel grant

Membership in the fellowship SI Network for Future Global Leaders (NFGL)


The SI Visby RegionProgramme

Scholarships for Master students – application procedure 2014/2015 (PRELIMINARY)

Choose study program at a Swedish University. A list of eligible programs will be available at www.studyinsweden.se (December 2013)

Apply for the selected study program via the Swedish central admissions system at www.universityadmissions.se(December 1, 2013-January 16, 2014)

Pay the application fee (mandatory)

Apply for a SI Visby Program scholarship by using our online electronic application form, available at www.studyinsweden.se (February 3-11, 2014)

Motivation letter (mandatory to use SI Visby Programme template)

CV (Europass template only)

Letter of reference

Wait for the admissions results (April 2014)

Scholarship grants to be published at www.studyinsweden.se (April 2014)

Candidates to accept scholarship offers and study places (April 2014)


The SI Visby RegionProgramme

Scholarship package & benefits – more than a monthly payment!

  • Access to networks, possibilities for professional exposure

  • Membership in the SI Network for Future Global Leaders

  • Life-long fellowship in the SI alumni network

Out-of-the-scholarship benefits & extras

  • Swedish language studies (offered for free by many universities)

  • Internship possibilities at Swedish companies, agencies, NGOs

  • Summer job opportunities during the long summer holidays

  • Part-time job possibilities

  • Easy to convert residence permit for studies, into a work permit


How to Build Creative Landscapes? Region

Government, Public Agencies, Municipalities, Regions

Higher Education & Research

Private Sector & Business

NGOs


Scholarship Benefits and Networks Region

Become member of the SI Network for Future Global Leaders - NFGL

  • Provide a deeper understanding of Sweden

  • Expand your personal and professional network

  • Increase awareness of issues important for Sweden (innovation, environment, CSR, gender)

  • Develop tools for global leadership

  • Study visits, seminars, conferences and cultural excursions to different parts of Sweden

  • Opportunity to experience a creative environment

  • Get friends for life!


Scholarship Benefits and Networks Region

Life-long fellowship in the SI Alumni Network

  • A wide professional network binding together different disciplines, sectors, ideas and experiences from around the World

  • Possibility to get together, develop local branches and associations using SI support

  • Incentive to take an active role, arrange bottom-up thematic events of relevance for development of the society

  • Develop your own skills, capacity and expand your professional network

  • Meet new, interesting people and share ideas


More Information Region

Swedish Institute websites

www.studyinsweden.se - The officialinformationchannel on studies

and research in Sweden. Also the official scholarship portal of the Swedish Institute. Here you will always find the latest information available

www.si.se - The Swedish Institute official website

www.sweden.se – The gateway to Sweden online

The Swedish Institute Visby Programme/Baltic Sea Region Cooperation

Markus Boman, Programme Manager, Talent Mobility Unit ([email protected])

Irina Ovchinnikova, Programme Administrator, Talent Mobility Unit ([email protected])


Thank you

Thank you! Region

Markus Boman, SI

[email protected]


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