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 for Opportunity Grants with China, Japan, South Korea and the ASEAN Region

The Leading House ETH Zurich opens a call for proposals for opportunity grants supporting activities of Swiss researchers linked to specific events or incidents in the mentioned countries. Applications are accepted on a rolling base until 2020.


Deadline: 16.01.2019

Call for Projects

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: 16 January 2019.


Deadline: 23.01.2019

Horizon 2020 Call: Sustainable Food Security

The Sustainable Food Security call is Horizon 2020's main contribution to research and innovation in relation to Food and Nutrition Security in Europe and beyond. Various topics are open for submissions. Deadline: 23 January 2019


Deadline: 31.01.2019

Ausschreibung: Mercator Kolleg für internationale Aufgaben

Die Stipendiatinnen und Stipendiaten des Mercator Kollegs arbeiten während des 12-monatigen Programms in zwei bis drei internationalen Organisationen, global tätigen NGOs oder Wirtschaftsunternehmen. Sie gehen dabei einer selbst gewählten Fragestellung nach; Bewerbungsfrist: 31. Januar 2019


Deadline: 01.02.2019

Postdoc.Mobility Fellowships

the fellowships are aimed at researchers of Swiss nationality or with Swiss residence permit who wish to pursue an academic career in Switzerland, but want to enhance their research profile with a stay abroad


Deadline: 07.02.2019

Call: ERC Consolidator Grants

The grants are designed to support excellent Principal Investigators at the career stage at which they are consolidating their own independent research team. Deadline for submissions: 7 February 2019


Deadline: 31.12.2019

Call: Young Scientists Mobility Grants with MENA Countries

This call allows funding of approximately 26 mobility grants for researchers and students to build personal contacts and relationships. The following priority countries have been identified: Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Qatar, Tunisia and the United Arab Emirates. Deadline for application: 31 December 2019.


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