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Mail address (usual surface mail):
Volvo Research and Educational Foundations
c/o Volvo Stiftelseförvaltning
AA12530, M2.7D
SE-405 08 Gothenburg
Sweden

Shipping mail and visiting address:
Volvo Research and Educational Foundations
Att. F. Niklasson (tfn: +46 (0)31 308 6700)
c/o Volvo Stiftelseförvaltning
Götaverksgatan 2, v. 7D
SE-417 55 Gothenburg
Sweden

E-mail: secretariat [at] vref [dot] se

Tel: +46 (0) 31 3086700
(Monday-Thursday, 08:00-12:00 CET)

Fax: +46 (0) 31 661 661

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MOBILITY GRANT 2020 - MAC-MG 2020

The VREF invites PhD students and advanced master students from Sub-Saharan African (SSA) universities to apply for a Mobility Grant (MG) to support a visit to another SSA university with up to SEK 25 000.

 STUDY VISIT GRANT 2020

The VREF invites PhD students and researchers in early stages of their career to apply for a Study Visit Grant to be supported with up to SEK 30 000.

Each year the Håkan Frisinger Foundation for Transportation Research awards a scholarship to a prominent researcher.

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Lee Schipper Memorial Scholarships for Sustainable Transport and Energy Efficiency targets supporting the momentum of Lee Schipper’s contribution to the international policy dialogue in these fields.

This yearly award is aimed at supporting young individual researchers and students in is pursuance.

Call extended to April 30, 2020 due to COVID19.

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Blog! Blog! Blog!

Global Mobility Research

This Meeting of the Minds' blog monthly releases interviews of global transportation researchers from the VREF's Future Urban Transport Program Network.

TheCityFix

This CityFix series, produced by the WRI (World Ressources Institute) Ross Center for Sustainable Cities and supported by the VREF, discusses walking and cycling in cities with a special focus on low- and middle-income countries.

About VREF

The Volvo Research and Educational Foundations (VREF) inspires, initiates and supports research and educational activities through the Future Urban Transport Programme - How to deal with the complexity of urban transport (FUT). 

Our Vision: Sustainable transport for equitable access in urban areas

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