Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) offers International Short Visits which is dedicated at researchers in Switzerland who wants to go abroad for a short period or researchers abroad who wish to associate with researchers in Switzerland. During the visit, they pursue a small joint research project. There are no geographical and topical restrictions.
Duration: Short visits may last from 1-3 months.
- Travel (one round trip); living expenses
- For Swiss researchers going outside the country, the money will be directly transferred to the visiting fellow.
- For researchers coming from abroad to Switzerland, the money will be transferred to the host institution.
- The transfer of funds to the guest is carried out in accordance with the financial regulations of the host institution.
The guest needs to fulfill the following requirements:
- Applicant must hold PhD degree or a comparable degree.
- Applicant must be employed as a researcher in their home institution
- Applicant must establish or renew cooperation between home and guest institution as a result of the visit.
- Applicant must not have received a grant under this scheme within the last three years; certain restrictions may still apply after the three-year period.
The host needs to meet the following requirements:
- Host must have the permission of the HOD
- Host has to be employed as a scientist in the division
- Host has to provide a desk and other infrastructure to the guest
- Host must not have received a guest under this funding scheme within the last two years.
- Full research plan
- CV of the visiting fellow (max. 2 pages)
- Publication list of the visiting fellow (last 5 years)
- Letter of confirmation from the director of the host institution
- Copy of last academic degree (visiting fellow)
- Copy of passport and for foreigners living in Switzerland of the residence permit
|Organization||Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF)|
|Fellowship Level||Visiting fellowships|
|Subject areas||All disciplines|
|Fellowship amount||Living expenses; travel allowance|
|Eligibility||Open for all nationalities|
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