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Leading House South Asia – 2023 Call for Research Partnership Grants

The Leading House South Asia and Iran is pleased to announce the launch of the Call for Research Partnership Grants 2023. The call fosters bilateral research collaborations with partner institutions in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Iran, the Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. 

The Research Partnership Grant supports Swiss researchers who are interested in research collaborations in any of the nine countries within the mandate region. It has three main purposes:

  • foster new partnerships and/or
  • allow existing partnerships to grow and develop and/or
  • support emerging research talent

Applications are accepted from applicants who are permanent residents of Switzerland and have an employment contract with a federal or cantonal university, university of applied sciences, university of teacher education or any officially recognized research institute in Switzerland (in accordance with the listings on the SERI Website). The call is open for activities in all scientific disciplines and fields of research, the deadline for the application is January 15, 2024.

Application and all further information about the call

Save the Date: On December 12, 13:00h (CET) this Leading House will hold an online session related to this call. To register for this session, please click here.