Open calls

No open calls for the moment.


Application period is closed for following calls:

Affiliated PhD students 2020

WASP-HS hereby announces a call for PhD students to be affiliated with the WASP-HS Graduate School. The purpose of the program is to provide the opportunity for a limited number of PhD students not funded by WASP-HS to be part of the WASP-HS Graduate School.
Deadline for applications is 22 May 2020, extended to 22 September, 2020.
Read more about the call.


Assistant professors

WASP-HS aims to realize excellent research and develop competence on the consequences and challenges of artificial intelligence and autonomous systems for the individual person and society. Part of this initiative, is the appointment of up to 10 assistant professors (equivalent to biträdande lektor).
Call opens on 25 March 2020.
Deadline for submission is 10 June 2020.

Read more about the call.


1 March – 14 April 2020: Marcus and Amalia Wallenberg Foundation

Application period: 1 March – 14 April 2020. Note! Extended last application date until 14 April 2020 due to COVID-19.
Project grants: Marcus and Amalia Wallenberg Foundation
The Foundation mainly funds research projects of high scientific potential related to the social sciences.
The application period begins 1 March 2020. Deadline for applications 14 April 2020.

Marcus and Amalia Wallenberg Foundation is supporting the program WASP-HS within humanities and society. As a complement to this initiative the Foundation is, in the 2020 call for project grants, interested to receive applications within the field of human and social consequences and challenges of AI and autonomous systems with focus on:

  • Human wellbeing, healthcare, welfare, and environmental sustainability
  • Equality, inequality, fairness, inclusion and diversity
  • Democracy, social trust, governance, justice, data protection and privacy
  • Economy, business, organization and work
  • Human learning

Any questions regarding the applications for project grants founded by MMW or MAW, including WASP-HS, should be placed to Marianne and Marcus Wallenberg Foundation and Marcus and Amalia Wallenberg Foundation.
Read more about the project grants.


1 March – 14 April 2020: Marianne and Marcus Wallenberg Foundation

Application period: 1 March – 14 April 2020. Note! Extended last application date until 14 April 2020 due to COVID-19.
Project grants: Marianne and Marcus Wallenberg Foundation
The Foundation mainly funds research projects of high scientific potential related to the social sciences.
The application period begins 1 March 2020. Deadline for applications 14 April 2020.

Marianne and Marcus Wallenberg Foundation is supporting the program WASP-HS within humanities and society. As a complement to this initiative the Foundation is, in the 2020 call for project grants, interested to receive applications within the field of human and social consequences and challenges of AI and autonomous systems.

Marianne and Marcus Wallenberg Foundation is supporting the program WASP-HS within humanities and society. As a complement to this initiative the Foundation is, in the 2020 call for project grants, interested to receive applications within the field of human and social consequences and challenges of AI and autonomous systems with focus on:

  • Human wellbeing, healthcare, welfare, and environmental sustainability
  • Equality, inequality, fairness, inclusion and diversity
  • Democracy, social trust, governance, justice, data protection and privacy
  • Economy, business, organization and work
  • Human learning

Any questions regarding the applications for project grants founded by MMW or MAW, including WASP-HS, should be placed to Marianne and Marcus Wallenberg Foundation and Marcus and Amalia Wallenberg Foundation.
Read more about the project grants.