Lectureships and Prolonged Research Stays at African Higher Education Institutions for Research Groups of Swiss Higher Education Institutions

Leading House Africa 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 [1] and the African Union’s Agenda 2063 [2].

Total Budget Available: CHF 200,000

Grant per Project: Maximum CHF 50,000

Project Duration: Min. 2 months to max.6 months

Eligible Applicants (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: 30 June 2023

Review Process: 1 July 2023 – 15 September 2023

Decision: 29 September 2023

Earliest Project Start Date: 1 November 2023


 

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