Market of traditional grains in Kastamonu, Turkey (Photo: Alessandra Giuliani)

Current Calls

Overview of current calls in the area of agricultural research for development  relevant for researchers based in Switzerland.

Call: International Geneva Award 2017

The International Geneva Award has been established to distinguish three academic articles in the area of international studies. Entrants must be professors or post-doctoral researchers working in a Swiss university. Deadline for submissions: 21 September 2017


Deadline: 31.12.2017

Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships for Foreign Scholars 2018/19

Each year the Swiss Confederation awards Government Excellence Scholarships to promote international exchange and research cooperation between Switzerland and over 180 other countries. The deadline for submissions varies between countries.


Deadline: 31.12.2017

Call for Bridging Grants with China, Japan, South Korea and the ASEAN region

Bridging grants build on existing collaboration projects between Swiss researchers (all disciplines) and scientists from research institutes or universities from the partner countries. Deadline for submissions: 31 December 2017


Deadline: 05.01.2018

Tech4Dev 2018: Second Call for Papers

the UNESCO Chair in Technologies for Development invites authors from research, industry, policy or civil society to submit their extended abstracts for the International Tech4Dev Conference (27.06.18 to 29.06.18, Lausanne, Switzerland), deadline for submissions: 5 January 2018


Deadline: 11.01.2018

SNIS call for project proposals 2018

The Swiss Network for International Studies (SNIS) offers project grants for pluri-disciplinary research teams. The project grants run for two years and range from 100’000 to 300’000 Swiss Francs. Deadline for submissions: 11 January 2018.


Deadline: 15.01.2018

Call for Proposals for Conferences 2019

The Congressi Stefano Franscini, conference platform of the ETH Zurich, gives researchers at Swiss research institutions the possibility and financial support to organize research conferences and Workshops at Monte Verità, a hilltop over Ascona and Lake Maggiore. Deadline for applications: 15 January 2018


Deadline: 14.02.2018

Call: Marie Sklodowska-Curie NIGHT

This Horizon 2020 call supports outreach activities within the framework of the Eurpean Researchers' Night, aiming to enhance researchers' public recognition and to stimulate interest in research careers


Deadline: 15.02.2018

Call: ERC Consolidator Grants 2018

ERC Consolidator Grants are designed to support excellent Principal Investigators at the career stage at which they are consolidating their own independent research team. Applications can be made in any field of research. Deadline: 15 February 2018


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