Leading House Africa in collaboration with the University of Bern’s Centre for Development and Environment (CDE) is calling for applications for Lectureships and Prolonged Research Stays at African Higher Education Institutions for Research Groups of Swiss Higher Education Institutions.

The goal of this instrument is to promote research cooperation between Swiss and African Higher Education Institutions, geared towards the implementation of the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the African Union’s Agenda 2063.

Total Budget Available:CHF 125,000
Grant per Project:Maximum CHF 50,000
Project Duration:Min 2 months to max 6 months
Eligible Applicant (Lead):Senior researcher of a Swiss Higher Education Institution leading the Swiss mobility group / team ideally consisting of one senior researcher, one postdoctoral fellow and one PhD student (other combinations are also possible)
Eligible Applicant in Partner Country (Co-Lead / Host):Researcher of an African Higher Education Institution from all African countries, except Maghreb region and Egypt
Additional Third-Party Funding:Strongly encouraged
Submission Deadline:18 February 2022

For guidelines and detailed information on the call, please visit the call website (Swiss TPH website).

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