Convocatorias a becas, presentación de abstracts, posters.

Open call – Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships

The goal of Individual Fellowships is to enhance the creative and innovative potential of experienced researchers.

The Marie Sklodowska-Curie (MSCA) European and Global Fellowships offer funding for researchers on a postdoctoral level for a research stay (12-36 months). To be eligible researchers must have a least four years of full time research experience at the time of the call deadline and should not have spent more than 12 months in the 3 years prior to the call deadline in the country of the future host institution.

  • Opening: March 3rd 2015
  • Deadline: September 10th 2015
  • More information (Available in EN)

Call for papers – Conference on The Pacific Alliance in a World of Preferential Trade Agreements

The Pacific Alliance (PA or the “Alliance”) has appeared as a new effort of regional integration in Latin America, which today includes Chile, Colombia, Mexico, and Peru.

One of the aims of this event is to analyse the achievements of the PA. In the lights of past efforts of regional integration around the world (NAFTA, ASEAN, EU, EAC, SADC, etc.) and in the Latin American region and with the objective of drawing lessons of such positive or  negative experiences, as useful input for the future steps in the development of the Alliance.


Open call – CODEV Seed Money Grants

For the current phase 2013-2016 period, EPFL has been asked to lead exploratory activities with Latin America aimed at establishing new strategic partnerships. Five countries, namely Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru stood out in the mapping study done in 2013, particularly because of the magnitude of their already existing collaborations with Switzerland and their potential in terms of increasing scientific and academic cooperation with Swiss scientists or institutions. The Seed Money Grant seeks to initiate or intensify research collaboration between Switzerland and the above mentioned countries.

The call is open to all scientists at federal and cantonal universities, universities of applied sciences, universities of teachers’ education and public research institutions. The maximum granted amount per project is CHF 25,000.

  • Opening: March 23rd 2015
  • Deadline for submissions: May 26th 2015
  • More information (Available in EN)


Open call – FLASH Research Projects with India

The aim of the FLASH project is to enable scientists to study an external event of exceptional scope and nature

For the current phase covering 2013-2016, the SERI has entrusted EPFL with the task of expanding the existing scientific collaboration with India, and implementing new instruments for funding. The FLASH Research Programme is a new funding instrument that allows researchers to react quickly in case of exceptional events by setting up joint research projects between partners from India and Switzerland.

  • Opening: March 16th 2015
  • Deadline: Latest project completion deadline, December 30th  2016
  • More information (Available in EN)

Open call – SNSF professorships

SNSF professorships address young researchers who intend to pursue an academic career and wish to establish their own team to realise a research project.

An SNSF professorship includes the researcher’s salary (assistant professorship level), a research grant, salaries of employees as well as a contribution to infrastructure costs. The funding period is 4 years and may be extended by no more than 2 years.