Apply for the Erik Allardt Fellowship

During 2008–2024, the Erik Allardt Fellowship has promoted strong academic and cultural exchange between Finland and Sweden within a context of high-quality research in the social and human sciences.

Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies has offered a residential fellowship for one or two scholars having an affiliation with a university in Sweden. Candidates representing any discipline in the humanities and social sciences and any career stage from post-doctoral researchers to full professors were eligible to apply. The fellowship period has been either the entire academic year or one semester.

Erik Allardt Fellows at HCAS have received a monthly grant of 3 600 euros and a travel allowance of 2000 euros per semester. HCAS offers its fellows a stimulating collegial work environment in the center of Helsinki, in the vicinity of University of Helsinki central campus facilities, libraries, and activities.

HCAS Erik Allardt Fellowships have been funded by Kone Foundation.

Currently it is not possible to apply for the Erik Allardt Fellowship.

How to apply

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae (maximum 4 pages), list of publications, a research proposal (maximum 5 pages), and two articles or book chapters including a brief rationale for selecting the attached publications. The selection of fellows will be made by the Director of HCAS based on the recommendation of the program selection committee.

Applications should be sent  by e-mail to  In all email communication, please indicate in the subject heading “Erik Allardt Fellowship"