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Published: 2020-05-27 12:27 | Updated: 2020-05-28 08:38

Invitation to nominate teachers for scholarships within STINT "Teaching Sabbatical"

Karolinska Institutet has been invited by STINT (The Swedish Foundation for International Cooperation in Research and Higher Education) to nominate two candidates and a backup candidate to participate in the exchange programme for teaching staff called Teaching Sabbatical.

Please see the attached document for information in English. Department Chairs (prefekt) or Study Programme Chairs/Directors may suggest candidates for the internal nomination process at KI, which will be run by Gunnar Nilsson and Lars Henningsohn in joint consultation with the Research Education Committee.  Please note that the internal KI deadline is 2 September 2020!

Lars Henningsohn spent autumn semester 2019 at UCLA  and Sofia Vikström will be at Arizona State University in autumn 2020.  In 2014, Åsa Eriksson from the psychology programme and Gunnar Nilsson from the medicine programme, were awarded this scholarship in and spent the autumn semester at UCLA and NTU respectively. Gerald McInerny spent a semester at NTU in 2017. Feel free to contact them should you have any questions regarding their sabbatical!,  phone: 08- 585 877 16, phone: 08-524 824 67, phone: 08-524 887 62, tel 08-524 869 51

You can also read Åsa’s blog or Lars’ blog for inspiration (in Swedish) or hear Gunnar talk about his experience.


Kristina Jesinkey International coordinator