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We are inviting African early career scientists to submit research proposals that apply a systems approach to analyzing urban processes in Africa. These projects are expected to examine the inherent complexity of cities, to explore the interconnections, trade-offs and synergies between different dimensions of urban systems, e.g. governance, human and social capital, environment, economic systems and infrastructure. ICSU in partnership with NASAC…

Deadline: 14. May. 2018
Single Once-Off
External Link | Partner Required
 Status: Program Running 
Last Modification: 15. Apr. 2020
Research, Mobility

Increase your research experience through a stay abroad! Doc.Mobility fellowships are designed for doctoral students who wish to enhance their scientific profile by working at a research institution abroad. The fellowships include a grant towards living costs, a flat-rate for travel expenses and, if justified, a contribution towards research and conference costs as well as matriculation fees.  These fellowships are…

Deadline: 1. Sep. 2020
Repeated twice per year
External Link
 Status: Program Running 
Last Modification: 15. Apr. 2020
Research, Publication

Project funding can be requested by applicants who receive a salary from their home institution but who still need additional funds to carry out their research project. The applicants’ own salaries are not covered by the project funding scheme. Research in all disciplines Project funding is aimed at experienced researchers working in Switzerland who wish to obtain funding for a…

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 Status: Program Running 
Last Modification: 15. Apr. 2020

The Call offers project grants for pluri-disciplinary teams working on international studies (see below). The SNIS supports pluri-disciplinary projects in the social sciences and pluri-disciplinary projects that combine natural and social sciences. The SNIS does not support pluri-disciplinary projects that only consist of natural sciences. The SNIS does not fund individual grants, i.e., career grants. Projects must run for two…

Deadline: 22. Jan. 2020
Repeated anually
External Link | Partner Required
 Status: Program Running 
Last Modification: 15. Apr. 2020

CODESRIA offers a range of funding programs from MA to Post-Doc Level: Small Grants Programme Encourage the continued development of the Social Science Research in Africa. Launched in 1988, the program of small grants for thesis writing in African institutions is a `foster the continued development of the Social Science Research in Africa, meeting the basic needs of African researchers…

External Link | Partner Required
 Status: Program Running 
Last Modification: 15. Apr. 2020

Each year the Swiss Confederation awards Government Excellence Scholarships to promote international exchange and research cooperation between Switzerland and over 180 other countries. Recipients are selected by the awarding body, the Federal Commission for Scholarships for Foreign Students (FCS).The Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships are aimed at young researchers from abroad who have completed a master’s degree or PhD and at…

Deadline: 1. Oct. 2020
Running/Ongoing
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 Status: Program Running 
Last Modification: 15. Apr. 2020

Doctoral Studies Before you begin the online application, please note the following: Degree programs An overview of the doctoral studies offered by the various faculties can be found in the information sheet: Doctoral studies issued by the specific faculties. You can also find information by visiting doctoral disciplines or the websites of the specific faculties. Admission requirements Admission to doctoral studies generally requires…

External Link | Partner Required
 Status: Program Running 
Last Modification: 15. Apr. 2020

The UBS Optimus Foundation makes UBS unique in the financial industry. UBS is the only global Wealth Management firm with a foundation that is staffed by leading experts in philanthropy and has a client offering designed to deliver measurable, long-term benefits to the world’s most vulnerable children. We recognize that our clients want to use their wealth for good and…

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 Status: Program Running 
Last Modification: 15. Apr. 2020

The worldwide intensive programmes are short courses , which have to be organised jointly by at least two higher education institutions. Students and professors from  higher education institutions  try out innovative multidisciplinary learning opportunities in a short exchange outside Europe. Via intensive programmes (IP), Swiss universities can network internationally, try out initial partnerships with new partners and strengthen and further develop…

Deadline: 31. Jan. 2020
Single Once-Off
External Link | Partner Required
 Status: Program Running 
Last Modification: 15. Apr. 2020
Research, Mobility, Events

The open project fund serves to test initial partnership and mobility experiences with new partners in countries outside Europe and/or to further develop existing partnerships. The type of partnership and form of mobility are not stipulated here. What is the objective? The projects should make a contribution to the further development of the Swiss education system and strengthen the international…

Deadline: 31. Jan. 2020
Single Once-Off
External Link
 Status: Program Running 
Last Modification: 15. Apr. 2020

Download Call for Applications Go to Application Form The course is part of the DIES (Dialogue on Innovative Higher Education Strategies) programme of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and the German Rectors’ Conference (HRK). The aim of ProGRANT Proposal Writing for Research Grants is to train researchers and young PhD holders in developing a promising research proposal for national…

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 Status: Program Running 
Last Modification: 15. Apr. 2020
Research, Mobility, Events

The MENA Scholarship Programme (MSP) offers scholarships to professionals for short courses in the Netherlands. Aim The main aim of the MSP is to contribute to democratic transition in the selected countries. It also aims at building capacity within organisations, by enabling employees to take part in short courses in the Netherlands. While the scholarship is awarded to individuals, all…

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 Status: Program Running 
Last Modification: 15. Apr. 2020
Research, Mobility, Events

The Orange Knowledge Programme aims to advance the development of the capacity, knowledge and quality of both individuals, and institutions in higher and vocational education. A OKP scholarship is intended to supplement the salary that you should continue to receive during the study period in the Netherlands. The allowance is a contribution towards your costs of living such as tuition…

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 Status: Program Running 
Last Modification: 15. Apr. 2020

The Swiss State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) commissioned the HES-SO as the Leading House (LH) for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. The mandate will last from 2017 to 2020 and its overall goal is to develop scientific collaborations between Switzerland and countries of the MENA region. This call allows funding of approximately 10 seed…

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 Status: Program Running 
Last Modification: 15. Apr. 2020

The following countries have been identified as priority countries for the first phase of the LHMENA: Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Qatar, Tunisia and the United Arab Emirates. This call allows funding of approximately 26 mobility grants, subject to the number of applications received as well as compliance with the criteria for evaluation and selection Goal and Objectives Mobility represents a…

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 Status: Program Running 
Last Modification: 15. Apr. 2020

Ambizione grants are aimed at young researchers who wish to conduct, manage and lead an independent project at a Swiss higher education institution. The purpose of the Ambizione grant is to enhance the scientific profile of researchers from Switzerland and abroad and to help them become scientifically independent early in their career with a project of their own. Scientists holding…

Deadline: 1. Nov. 2020
Repeated irregularly
External Link
 Status: Program Running 
Last Modification: 15. Apr. 2020

The NRF was established through the National Research Foundation Act (Act No 23 of 1998), following a system-wide review conducted for the Department of Arts, Culture, Science and Technology (DACST). The new entity incorporated the functions of the research funding agencies that were previously servicing various sections of the research community, namely the former Centre for Science Development (CSD) of…

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 Status: Program Running 
Last Modification: 15. Apr. 2020

The Swiss Programme for International Research by Scientific Investigation Teams promotes team-oriented cross-border research. What do SPIRIT have to offer? The SNSF offer a wide range of international funding schemes working with foreign funding organisations promoting cross-border collaboration. SPIRIT facilitates knowledge exchange between Swiss researchers and researchers in selected countries receiving development assistance. With SPIRIT, the SNSF give Swiss researchers…

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 Status: Program Running 
Last Modification: 15. Apr. 2020

What is SUDAC? Its a Programme seeking targeted support for collaboration between the various types of Swiss higher education institutions and their partners from the Global South in order to achieve an excellent standard of education, research and innovation on global challenges. What are the goals of SUDAC? SUDAC promotes the establishment of Clusters of Cooperation in the Global South…

Deadline: 31. Dec. 2020
Repeated irregularly
External Link
 Status: Program Running 
Last Modification: 15. Apr. 2020

1.   Objectives and description The overall objective of the programme is to enhance human capital development in Africa, while strengthening intra-African collaboration as called for by Agenda 2063. The programme’s specific objectives are to: — increase the employability of students, — improve the quality of higher education in Africa and its relevance to Africa’s development vision, — strengthen the modernisation and…

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 Status: Program Running 
Last Modification: 15. Apr. 2020
Research, Mobility, Events, Publication

The r4d programme launches the Call for “Transformation accelerating grants (TAGs)” that allow teams of r4d (find R4D on SARECO) researchers and non-academic stakeholders (e.g. policy makers, the private sector, development practitioners) to make use of the knowledge, tools and technologies developed within r4d projects through translation and implementation initiatives. Transformation accelerating grants (TAGs) focus on co-creation, social learning, technology transfer…

Deadline: 31. May. 2020
Repeated anually
External Link | Partner Required
 Status: Program Running 
Last Modification: 15. Apr. 2020

Early Postdoc.Mobility fellowships are designed for early-career postdocs who wish to enhance their scientific profile by working at a research institution abroad. The fellowships include a grant towards living costs, a flat-rate for travel expenses and a contribution to research, conference and matriculation costs if necessary. In principle, these fellowships are awarded for 18 months, or for no less than…

Deadline: 1. Sep. 2020
Repeated twice per year
External Link
 Status: Program Running 
Last Modification: 15. Apr. 2020

The Merian Institute for Advanced Studies in Africa (MIASA) offers   Two German- West African Tandem Fellowships (Junior/Senior) for 3-5 months each at the University of Ghana  for the Calendar Year 2021   Extended application deadline: April 10, 2020, 24 h CET     The Maria Sibylla Merian Institute for Advanced Studies in Africa (MIASA) is broadly dedicated to research in the Humanities and Social Sciences, with ‘Sustainable Governance’ as its central, but by no…

Deadline: 10. Apr. 2020
Single Once-Off
External Link | Partner Required
 Status: Program Running 
Last Modification: 15. Apr. 2020

The Merian Institute for Advanced Studies in Africa (MIASA) offers Five Individual Fellowships (Junior/Senior) for 3-5 months each at the University of Ghana for the Calendar Year 2021   Extended application deadline: April 10, 2020, 24 h CET   The Maria Sibylla Merian Institute for Advanced Studies in Africa (MIASA) is broadly dedicated to research in the Humanities and Social Sciences, with ‘Sustainable Governance’ as its central, but by no means exclusive topic….

Deadline: 10. Apr. 2020
Single Once-Off
External Link
 Status: Program Running 
Last Modification: 15. Apr. 2020

The Merian Institute for Advanced Studies in Africa (MIASA) offers Two Interdisciplinary Fellow Groups (Junior/Senior) for 4 months each at the University of Ghana in the periods February to May and September to December 2021   Extended application deadline: April 10, 2020, 24 h CET The Maria Sibylla Merian Institute for Advanced Studies in Africa (MIASA) is dedicated to research in the Humanities and Social Sciences, with ‘Sustainable Governance’ as its central…

Deadline: 10. Apr. 2020
Single Once-Off
External Link
 Status: Program Running 
Last Modification: 15. Apr. 2020

Research cooperation with South Africa In the context of the Swiss-South African Joint Research Programme (SSAJRP), the SNSF is launching another call for joint research projects (JPRs) with its sister organisation in South Africa, the National Research Foundation (NRF). It is expected that twelve projects will be funded; the new maximum duration of projects is four years. Thanks to JRPs,…

Deadline: 31. May. 2016
Repeated irregularly
External Link | Partner Required
 Status: Temporarily on Hold 
Last Modification: 15. Apr. 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic affects all of us. The r4d programme is eager to exert flexibility and supports well justified changes in research plans and adapted timelines. The network of r4d research partners needs to be able to sustain its activities and to plan ahead as much as possible during the Covid-19 pandemic. Research for development, carried out in our 50 partner countries is even…

Deadline: 12. Jun. 2017
Repeated irregularly
External Link | Partner Required
 Status: Temporarily on Hold 
Last Modification: 15. Apr. 2020

Deadline: 10th June 2018 Grant sum: maximum 70 kCHF per project Third party funding: strongly encouraged Project duration: 3 to 15 months Eligible countries Switzerland and sub-Saharan Africa, with priority given to proposals from one of the designated key strategic countries (Cameroon, Ghana, Kenya and Uganda). Research areas Advancing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), using methodologies developed within the domains of…

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 Status: Temporarily on Hold 
Last Modification: 15. Apr. 2020

The funding line to finance kick-start activities with partners in Africa intends to incentivize and further collaboration between Swiss and African researchers by focusing on the following kick-starting instruments: Click here for more information 1) Exchange visits 2) Joint seminars 3) Joint Workshops Financial volume: For the period of 2013 – 16, a total of CHF 480’000 is available for…

External Link | Partner Required
 Status: Permanently Closed 
Last Modification: 15. Apr. 2020

Are you interested in the development of innovative technology solutions to advance inclusive social and economic development in the Global South? The Second call for Papers (Extended Abstracts) for the 5th International Conference of the UNESCO Chair in Technologies for Development has been officially launched. Tech4Dev 2018, gives you an opportunity to: Present your research at a unique multidisciplinary Conference focused on innovative technology for…

Deadline: 5. Jan. 2018
Single Once-Off
External Link
 Status: Permanently Closed 
Last Modification: 15. Apr. 2020

The African Research Universities Alliance (ARUA) is seeking post-doctoral fellows to join a five year research programme entitled ‘Mobility and Sociality in Africa’s Emerging Urban.’ This initiative is a scholarly response to unprecedented levels of urbanisation and mobility driven by conflict, ambition, and respatialising economies. It is intended to develop African-based contributions to theories of human mobility and transforming modes…

Deadline: 1. Mar. 2018
Single Once-Off
External Link
 Status: Permanently Closed 
Last Modification: 15. Apr. 2020

The application period is now over. Thank you for your interest in the UNAOC Fellowship Program.

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 Status: Permanently Closed 
Last Modification: 15. Apr. 2020

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