Thursday, October 22, 2009


CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Swiss National Science Foundation/Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation

The Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF), together with the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, are launching a call for the submission of projects for research partnerships with developing countries, which are conceived and implemented on a partnership basis between Swiss researchers and researchers from developing countries and which address development-specific problems.  With this program, SNSF and SDC would like to support high quality research projects, concerning problems relevant to disadvantaged countries, encourage relations between researchers in Switzerland and the South and which contribute to strengthening the scientific potential of these countries. Applications are eligible from public research institutions in Switzerland and developing countries. Research partnerships are open to all scientific disciplines, including sociology, economics, law, political sciences, provided that projects address specific problems concerning developing countries. [more information]

Deadline: January 18, 2010


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