2017 Linnaeus Palme grants to South Asia exchange programmes

Internationella Programkontoret

In late 2017, the Swedish Council for Higher Education decided upon the seventeenth round of Linnaeus Palme Exchange Programme grants, for the period 2017 –  2018. A total amount of SEK 37,8 Million was distributed to 85 projects at Swedish universities. The grants are funded by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida). Go for the full list.
Nine renewed exchange projects, plus one new project, are with India. Besides one renewed project is with Bangladesh, another one with Nepal, and finally  a new project with Bhutan is being funded.
Here are the South Asia related projects granted (and the counterparts in each programme):
(additional information asked from the SCHE)

Ersta Sköndal högskola

• Department of Social Work – Department of Social Work, Loyola College of Social Sciences (LCSS), Thiruvananthapuram, India. SEK 350 300
Contact person: Johan Gärde

Högskolan i Gävle

• Department of Business and Economic Studies – Faculty of Business Administration, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. SEK 296 600
Contact person: Maria Freigdou-Malama

Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm

• Läkarprogrammet – Pravara Institute of Medical Sciences University, Loni, Ahmednagar, India. SEK 251 000
Contact person: Carina Ursing

Division of Physiotherapy, Department of Neurobiology, Caring Sciences and Society (NVS) - Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam College of Physiotherapy, Loni, Ahmednagar, India. SEK 251 000
Contact person: Kristina Kindblom

Linköping University

Division of Nursing Science, Department of Medical and Health Sciences - Kathmandu Medical College Teaching Hospital (KMC), Nepal. SEK 256 700
Contact person: Eva Molander

Department of Social and Welfare Studies (ISV) - Department of Education, Baroda, India. Planning grant SEK 80 000
Contact person: Helene Elvstrand

Linnaeus University, Växjö/Kalmar

• School of Business and Economics – Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship Development, Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University, Pune, India. SEK 296 600
Contact person: Soniya Billore

Department of Social Work - Department of Sociology and Social Work, Srinagar, India. SEK 443 000
Contact person: Anna Rubio Lind

The Malmö University team: Annica Andersson, Lena Andersson and David Wagner.

Malmö University

• Faculty of Education - Samtse College of Education, Bhutan. Planning grant SEK 80 000
Contact person: Lena Andersson
More information about this exciting new project on NSAN web page Linnaeus Palme grant for Sweden-Bhutan exchange programme on Mathematics

Mälardalens Högskola

School of Health, Care and Social Welfare (HVV) – Bharati Vidyapeeth (Deemed to be University) College of Nursing, Pune, India. SEK 251 000
Contact person: Cecilia Rydlo

School of Business, Society and Engineering (EST) – Welingkar Institute of Management Development, Mumbai & Bangalore, India. SEK 480 200
Contact person: Fredrik Wallin

Umeå University

Department of Nursing – St Marthas Nursing College, Bangalore, India. SEK 251 000
Contact person: Chatrin Persson

Uppsala University

Department of History – Department of History, Calcutta University, Kolkata, India. SEK 310 600
Contact person: Margaret Hunt