LH Africa - Research Partnership Grant I

Research and Transfer Service

Submission deadline: 1 September 2023

Deadline: 1st September, 2023

Leading House (LH) Africa is calling for applications for Research Partnership Grant I from advanced PhD students and early postdoctoral researchers affiliated with a Swiss Institution of Higher Education. The goal of this instrument is to further develop, consolidate and expand relations and foster new collaborations between Swiss researchers and partners in Africa.

Proposals are expected from the following disciplines:

  • Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences
  • STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) including biological sciences and medicine.


PhD students in their final year of study and postdoctoral scientists with a maximum of 2 years postdoctoral research experience. (Lead applicants must be affiliated  with a Swiss Institution of Higher Education. Eligible Partner Countries are ll African countries, except Maghreb region and Egypt.

Duration and budget

The project duration is minimum 3 months and maximum 10 months, for a total of 15.000 CHF per project.

For more information, please contact Anna Lazzarinetti and visit the dedicated webpage.