Financial Support

On behalf of the State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI), swissuniversities awards annual allowances for cotutelle de thèse projects concluded between Swiss and European universities. The condition for support is that there is a valid cotutelle agreement between the two universities for the project in question. The allowance is intended to go toward travel and living expenses incurred by the doctoral candidate and their supervisor. The maximum amount awarded is CHF 10,000 per project.

Eligibility and Application Documents

Detailed information on eligibility and the application documents are available on the website of swissuniversities.


Deadlines and Contact

The deadline for submission of grant applications for the next call is 31 March 2022. The International Relations Office UZH is responsible for sending the application documents to the General Secretariat of swissuniversities.

To apply for financial support, please send your complete application by 14 March 2022 at the latest to:

University of Zurich, Global Affairs
Alice Ragueneau
Raemistrasse 71, 8006 Zürich
Phone +41 44 634 65 11