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Cities Partnerships Programme Funds

Up to £5,000 (60,000 SEK) per participating university is available for each joint project for academic activity with partners based in Stockholm.

Funding for Cities Stockholm 2022-23 is now closed.

This year's Cities Partnerships Programme Funds will support academic activity involving one or more UCL individuals and a partner based in the city-region of Stockholm. The funds are led by the programme's academic directors and are supported by its board of senior academics and the Global Engagement team.

The Cities Partnerships Programme is UCL's flagship programme for regional engagement in Europe. Working in Paris and Stockholm (and Rome until the end of 2022), the programme supports, funds and promotes academic collaborations in research and education with partners in major cities.


Applications are open to UCL staff members with the following roles:

  • Professor or equivalent
  • Reader/Assistant Professor or equivalent
  • Senior Lecturer/Principal Researcher/Principal Research Associate or equivalent
  • Lecturer/Senior Research Associate or equivalent
  • Post Doc/Researcher/Research Associate or equivalent.
  • Staff in Professional Services / VP Offices

Applicants must have an open-ended UCL contract or a fixed-term contract which lasts until at least July 2023. If an applicant has a fixed-term contract that does not last until July 2023 they can apply if their contract covers the dates in which the project/initiative is due to take place and must have a co-applicant who is a UCL staff member with an open-ended contract.


A minimum of up to £10,000 (120,000 SEK) for 2-way collaborations and maximum of £20,000 (240,000 SEK) for 4-way collaborations is available for each new project with partners based at UCL, and KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Karolinska Institutet and/or Stockholm University.

Please read carefully ‘Criteria and Guidance’ below and for further information get in touch with the Academic Director of the Stockholm programme, Professor Catalina Turcu.

How to apply

  1. Before applying, please read the 
  2. The deadline for applications is Monday 14 November 2022 (22h59 UK time, 23h59 Swedish time).
  3. Applications must be submitted via the online application form:

Apply now (Stockholm)


If you have any questions about the application process, please contact Bryan Taylor (UCLGlobalEngagement@ucl.ac.uk). 



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