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: 30.08.2017

Call: Seed Money Grants

The goal of the Seed Money Grants is to strengthen or initiate scientific exchanges between Swiss and Latin American researchers and institutions in all disciplinary areas by enabling them to jointly undertake preliminary research or organize workshops. Deadline for applications: 30 August 2017


Deadline: 01.09.2017

Call: Doc.Mobility Fellowships

The fellowships are designed for doctoral students (Swiss or working at a Swiss institution for min. 1 year) who wish to enhance their scientific profile by working at a research institution abroad. Deadline for application: 1 September 2017


Deadline: 01.09.2017

Call: Early Postdoc.Mobility Fellowships

The fellowships are designed for postdocs at the beginning of their career (Swiss or working at a Swiss institution for min. 3 years) who wish to enhance their scientific profile by working at a research institution abroad. Deadline for application: 1 September 2017


Deadline: 30.09.2017

Call: One-Year Research Merger

This instrument aims to promote sustainable research cooperation between Swiss and Latin American scholars and produce accountable scientific outcomes in domains which have been identified as priority by both Latin American and Swiss institutions. Deadline for submissions: 30 September 2017


Deadline: 30.09.2017

Call: Breakout Sessions, Events and Papers at 2018 Tech4Dev Conference

The UNESCO Chair in Technologies for Development hosted at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) calls for the submission of Breakout Sessions, Events or Papers for its 2018 International Tech4Dev Conference; core thematic areas are i.a. Disaster Risk Reduction and Sustainable Habitat; deadline for submissions is 30 September 2017


Deadline: 30.09.2017

Call: Tech4Dev Conference sessions, events and papers

The UNESCO Chair in Technologies for Development invites interested parties from research, industry, or civil society to submit proposals under one of six thematic core areas of the Tech4Dev Conference "Voices of the Global South". Deadline for applications: 30 September 2017


Deadline: 01.10.2017

Call: SNSF Project funding

The Swiss National Science Foundation provides project funding (excluding applicants salary) to enable researchers to conduct research projects on self-chosen topics and with self-chosen goals; deadline for submissions: 1 October 2017


Deadline: 17.10.2017

Call: ERC Starting Grants

ERC Starting Grants are designed to support excellent Principal Investigators at the career stage at which they are starting their own independent research team. Applications can be made in any field of research. Deadline: 17 October 2017


Deadline: 14.11.2017

Call: ERC Synergy Grants

ERC Synergy Grants are intended to enable minimum two to maximum four Principal Investigators and their teams to bring together complementary skills, knowledge, and resources in new way in order to jointly address ambitious research problems. Applications can be made in any field of research. Deadline: 14 November 2017


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


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