The University of St.Gallen, acting as Leading House for the Latin American Region, offers calls to support research cooperation between scientists and institutions from Switzerland and Latin America. Check-out further information about Funding Instruments by the Leading House.
Seed Money Grants 2020
The goal of the Seed Money Grants is to strengthen or initiate scientific exchange between researchers from Swiss and Latin American institutions in all disciplines by enabling them to jointly undertake preliminary research and organize meetings, conferences, or workshops.
For the period 2017-2020, the Leading House will support new cooperation endeavors with all potential partners in the region. Therefore, the Leading House opens the call, inviting scholars from Switzerland to propose mono- or interdisciplinary research projects in any Latin American country, involving bilateral or multilateral partnerships. For projects up to CHF 25,000
Deadline for applications: 3 June 2020.
Mobility Grants 2020
The aim of the Mobility Grants is to encourage researchers from Swiss institutions to boost their careers with a research stay and fieldwork in Latin America. Mobility Grants are especially useful for emerging researchers (PhD students and Postdocs) for the integration of the next generation of scientists in international collaboration. For proposals up to CHF 7,000.
Deadline for applications: 25 May 2020.