Strömstad Academy was commenced as an Institute
for Advanced Study in September 2008. The principal aim of the
academy is to be an academic platform for emeriti- retired university
professors - but also younger persons with
academic background are welcome (our youngest fellow is born in 1977).
Strömstad Academy, SE-45280 Strömstad, Sweden.
Phone direct +46 5261 9164, switchboard +46 5261 9000
The Fellows of the Academy are given - also in English - in the page
Strömstad is a small but very beautiful Swedish town, situated on the
Atlantic midway between the Norwegian
capital Oslo and Sweden's second largest city, Göteborg (Gothenburg).
Strömstad Academy is basically a virtual university, but it has a real
home in Strömstad City Hall, shown on the
start page. Present basic activity is to develop the Academy's academic
strength, and applicants with a background
in an accredit University are welcome to apply for fellowship as
Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor,
Research Associate, or Research Assistant. Positions are un-salaried, and
Fellows pay a nominal yearly fee.
2013), well over 60 Fellows belong to Strömstad Academy; see
A yearly Academic Festival is
arranged in Strömstad, where Fellows present their research and other
new Fellows are inaugurated and receive the diploma of their appointment. The first
such festival was held
26-27 June 2009, and the following late in June every
Click the Swedish flag for information
(updated 10 September 2013 LB)