Leading House Africa - PhD Programme

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Submission deadline: 28 Febbraio 2023

Submission deadline: 28 February 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.

Leading House (LH) Africa, in conjunction with the Centre for Development and Environment (CDE), are calling for applications for the PhD Graduate Programme from organizers of Seasonal Schools in Swiss Institutions of Higher Education. The goal of this instrument is to promote research cooperation between Swiss and African PhD students of Higher Education Institutions in Seasonal School.

Funding and duration
The total Budget available is CHF 224,000. The grant for seasonal schools, lasting minimum 1 week, are maximum 60'000 CHF. In-kind contribution by the Seasonal School is strongly encouraged.

Eligible Applicant

Organizers of Seasonal Schools (e.g. Summer Schools) in or outside of Switzerland in 2023 with affiliation to a Swiss Institution of Higher Education
Target participants of the Seasonal School to be funded

Minimum 5, maximum 15 students enrolled in a PhD programme of an Institution of Higher Education in all African countries, except Maghreb region and Egypt

For further information, please refer to the official website or contact Ms. Janice Casarella.