Call for projects: Swiss-South African Joint Research Programme

The Swiss National Science Foundation and the National Research Foundation in South Africa have iussued a call for joint research projects. The projects will be supported for a duration of 4 years. Proposals have to be jointly prepared by Swiss and South African applicants.

Thematic areas

  • Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being: from new tools to systems understanding
  • Sustainability, focusing on the following fields: Environmental Sciences, Engineering and energy-related issues
  • Social sciences and humanities (including law) in the context of current and coming societal challenges
  • Methodolgies and technologies for data intensive applications


The maximum budget allowed for a project on the Swiss side is CHF 350’000.

Application Deadline

31 May 2016

Further Information

Further information is available on the SNF website: