ETH Zurich

Silvia Weninger

1) About

ETH Zurich is a Swiss university that regards itself as an institution with regional and national roots that is fully integrated in the international academic community. It measures itself in all respects against the world’s leading universities – from its education and research to its management. They have a range of scientific award programs and other grant programs (e.g. Research for Development, Engineering for Development, Institutional R4D Partnerships and  R4D Colloquium). All these funding opportunities are themed under the umbrella of ‘ETH Global’, which provides a variety of funding instruments to support scientists from from ETH Zurich and colleagues from developing countries to initiate new projects or foster collaboration. They also provide scholarships for doctoral students.

2) Thematic Interest

  • Science and research
  • Research for development
  • Scholarships

3) Focus Countries

Each of their award and grant programs has specific eligibility criteria.

4) Application Procedure

Each of their funding programs has specific eligibility criteria, funding guidelines, deadlines for application submissions and contact details. All this information is specified on the University’s website (in English and German).

5) Contact

ETH Zurich
Stab ETH Global
HG E 68.1
Rämistrasse 101
8092 Zurich

T: +41 44 632 56 13
F: +41 44 632 15 42
E: patricia.heuberger(a)

Contact person: Ms. Patricia Heuberger-Meyer (ETH Global)