The Institute regularly welcomes guest scholars in Lund to be part of the Institute’s research environment, the Lund Human Rights Research Hub, and to draw on the expertise and resources of the Institute (including the Institute’s Library and the capacity-building programs pursued by the Institute worldwide) and those of Lund University. Here guest scholars will be exposed to both academic and applied approaches to the study of human rights in a multi-disciplinary environment. We welcome applications from doctoral students, post-doc researchers and professors interested in human rights.

We follow a two stage application process in order to expedite the selection process.

First stage

The documents the applicant is kindly asked to submit are:

  1. CV, including list of publications,
  2. Half page description of the planned activities at Institute, especially the topic of interest and research focus,
  3. Dates for the stay at Institute in Lund,
  4. Source of funding.

The documents are reviewed in order to decide whether the proposed research project activities are in line with the Institute’s current focus areas. We aim to answer an applicant within two weeks, often much sooner, of receiving the application. The answer will either invite the applicant to submit the documents indicated at the second stage (below) or inform about Institute’s inability to host the applicant.

Second stage

The document to be submitted is a three-page description of the research project (including its potential outcomes) and activities the applicant plans to conduct at Institute during his/her stay in Lund.

Please note that the Institute is unable to provide any financial support for our guest scholars. The Institute offers an office, computer, internet and library access and the opportunity to be part of the research environment of the Institute. The Institute is an equal opportunity institution.

For more information please contact:

Radu Mares

Acting Research Director, Associate Professor, Head of Economic Globalisation and Human Rights Thematic Area

+ 46 46 222 12 43