A funding proposal is regarded as submitted in due time if received by the SNSF on the last day of the deadline or on the submission date (until midnight). If the last day of the deadline or the submission date is a Saturday, a Sunday or a holiday recognised under Swiss federal law, the deadline will be extended, or the submission date postponed until the next working day.
Marie Heim-Vögtlin grants
SNSF Marie Heim-Vögtlin grants enable female researchers with excellent qualifications, who have had to interrupt or reduce their scientific activities for family reasons, to restart their research at a Swiss higher education institution and to improve their scientific profile.
Advanced Postdoc.Mobility fellowships of the SNSF are awarded to advanced postdocs who wish to conduct or extend a research stay abroad. The fellowships are granted for 12 to 36 months. A return phase of 3 to 12 months at a research institution in Switzerland is possible.
Agora – Communicating with the public
Agora grants support researchers from all disciplines and career stage who want to communicate with the public about their research. The scheme aims to promote the spread of knowledge as well as the exchange of views and perspectives about scientific research. Experts from the fields of communication, knowledge transfer, education and the arts may participate in the projects.
Doc.Mobility fellowships of the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) enable doctoral students to write part of their PhD at a host institution abroad. These fellowships are awarded for 6 to 18 months.
SFGBM Advanced Postdoc.Mobility
Advanced Postdoc.Mobility fellowships of the Swiss Foundation for Grants in Biology and Medicine (SFGBM) are awarded to advanced postdocs who wish to conduct or extend a research stay abroad. The fellowships are granted for 12 to 36 months. A return phase of 3 to 12 months at a research institution in Switzerland is possible.
Early Postdoc.Mobility fellowships of the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) enable postdocs starting their career to spend a postdoc research stay abroad. In principle, these fellowships are awarded for 18 months, in justified cases for at least 12 months.
The Doc.CH grants in the humanities and social sciences (HSS) are awarded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) to promising researchers who wish to write a dissertation in the humanities and social sciences in Switzerland on a topic of their own choice.
ERA.Net RUS Plus: S&T Call is published now
The aim of ERA.Net RUS Plus is to enhance the coordination of joint research programmes between EU countries / associated countries and Russia. Switzerland is also participating. A call is to be issued for projects involving at least three countries, one of them being Russia.
Call for pre-proposals: thematic r4d module “Public Health”
The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) have issued a joint call for pre-proposals for the thematic research module “Provision systems and financing mechanisms in the public health sector”. Interested researchers are invited to submit their pre-proposals until 16 October 2014.
SCOPES 2013-2016: second call
The SCOPES programme boosts scientific co-operation between research groups and institutions in Switzerland and in Eastern Europe. A second call is currently open for the following funding schemes: Conference Grants, Institutional Partnerships, Preparatory Grants and Valorisation Grants.
International Short Visits
The “International Short Visits” of the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) allow for researchers working in Switzerland to go abroad or for researchers from elsewhere to come to Switzerland. The submission of an application is possible at any time, but must be deposited at least two months before the grant is due to start.
International Exploratory Workshops
The International Exploratory Workshops allow for researchers working in Switzerland to organize workshops with partners from abroad. The aim of this funding instrument, which is open to all fields of research, is to allow researchers working on a similar question to meet and advance their knowledge on the issue.