The Leading House South Asia and Iran Announces Call for Research Partnership Grants 2021

The Leading House South Asia and Iran announces the launch of the Call for Research Partnership Grants 2021. The Research Partnership Grant supports Swiss researchers who are interested in research collaborations with partner institutions in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Iran, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. It has three main purposes:

  • Foster new partnerships;
  • allow existing partnerships to grow and develop;
  • 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’s 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 1 January 2022. 

Please find more information about the application and the call at