Calls for proposals

A funding proposal is regarded as submitted in due time if received by the SNSF on the last day of the deadline or by 17.00h Swiss local time on the submission date. If the deadline or the submission date falls on a Saturday, a Sunday or a holiday recognised under Swiss federal law, the deadline or submission date will be moved forward to 17.00h Swiss local time on the next working day.

Submission deadline Funding scheme

17/Jul/2019

Spark: The new SNSF scheme for unconventional projects

The SNSF is launching its new funding scheme Spark. With this innovation, the SNSF will be focusing more strongly on daring research approaches and ideas that show potential. The aim: risk-taking projects should also have a chance to receive funding.

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01/Aug/2019

Postdoc.Mobility

Postdoc.Mobility fellowships support postdocs who wish to conduct a research stay abroad.

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01/Sep/2019

Early Postdoc.Mobility

Early Postdoc.Mobility fellowships of the SNSF enable postdocs starting their career to spend a postdoc research stay abroad. In principle, these fellowships are awarded for 18 months, in justified cases for at least 12 months.

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01/Sep/2019

Agora

The Agora scheme aims to promote the spread of knowledge, as well as the exchange of views and perspectives about scientific research. It therefore encourages projects involving two-way processes - with interaction and listening - which generate dialogues between researchers and the public.

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01/Sep/2019

Doc.Mobility

Doc.Mobility fellowships of the SNSF enable doctoral students to write part of their PhD at a host institution abroad. Doctoral students matriculated abroad must move to a new institution for the fellowship. These fellowships are awarded for 6 to 18 months.

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10/Sep/2019

Doc.CH (HSS)

The Doc.CH grants in the humanities and social sciences (HSS) are awarded by the SNSF to promising researchers who wish to write a dissertation in the humanities and social sciences in Switzerland on a topic of their own choice.

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01/Nov/2019

Investigator Initiated Clinical Trials (IICT) 2019

For the fifth time, the SNSF is launching a call for targeted funding of investigator-initiated clinical studies that are outside the industry focus.

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31/Dec/2019

SPIRIT (rolling call for pre-proposals)

SPIRIT facilitates knowledge exchange between Swiss researchers and researchers in selected partner countries of low and middle income.

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