Riksbankens Jubileumsfond is an independent foundation, based in Stockholm, with the goal of promoting and supporting research in the Humanities and Social Sciences. It prioritises major, long-term, interdisciplinary, collaborative and international projects.

Uppsala University is the Nordic region’s oldest university – founded in 1477 – and is ranked among the top 100 universities in the world. It has more than 40,000 students . The University’s nearly 5,000 researchers and teachers conduct world-leading research and offer a seemingly endless number of courses.

University of Southern Denmark (1966) has five faculties with more than 27,000 students, almost 20% of whom are from abroad, and more than 3,800 employees distributed across its campuses in Odense, Slagelse, Kolding, Esbjerg and Sønderborg. It is home of world-class research and one of the top fifty young universities in the world.

Swedish Research Institute in Istanbul was founded in 1962 with the aim of promoting Swedish and Nordic research about Turkey and the Eastern Mediterranean as well as other regions that are connected linguistically, culturally, or historically. It serves as a hub for Nordic scholars, as a local node of Turkish and international research, and as a link between Turkish, Nordic and international scholarship.

Swedish In­sti­tute at Athens was founded in 1946, as a non-profit re­search foun­da­tion. It conducts research into the culture of ancient Greece, provides higher education in the field of the culture of ancient Greece in order to enrich our own culture, and stimulates and supports the cultural exchange between Sweden and Greece.

Lund University was founded in 1666 and is ranked among the top 100 universities in the world. The University has about 45 000 students and 8 600 staff based in Lund, Helsingborg, Malmö and Ljungbyhed.