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Linnaeus Palme grants to 29 South Asia related collaboration projects
September 22, 2017 - 11:33
In mid-March 2013, the Swedish International Programme Office for Education and Training decided upon the thirteenth round of Linnaeus Palme Exchange Programme grants, for the period 1 July 2013 – 30 June 2014. A total amount of SEK 42 Million will be distributed to 214 educational academic collaboration projects. The grants are funded by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida).
Out of 214 projects given grants, 2 relates to collaboration with university departments in Bangladesh, 22 with India, 3 with Nepal, and 2 with Sri Lanka. Please note that SASNET provides additional value. Not only do we provide the decisions proper, but for most of the Swedish departments involved, SASNET has produced specially designed presentation pages with detailed information about the researchers and teachers involved in South Asia related projects within the specific department. (Altogether SASNET currently provides extensive information about South Asia projects at more than 300 Swedish university departments, a unique material, go for it.
Among new South Asia related projects being provided grants could be mentioned collaboration initiated between Department for Social Sciences at Ersta Sköndal Högskola/Loyola College for Social Sciences; Centre of Gender Studies, Lund University/Delhi School of Economics; School of Business, Society and Engineering, Mälardalens Högskola/Indian Institute of Technology Bombay; and Department of Forest Resource Management, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences/Forest Research Institute University, Dehradun.