SNSF - Joint call for proposals with Ukraine

Servizio ricerca e trasferimento del sapere

Submission deadline: 12 Dicembre 2023

Deadline: 12 December, 2023
The Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) and the National Research Foundation of Ukraine (NRFU) are collaborating on a new initiative.
They are jointly launching a call for Joint Research Projects (JRPs), allowing Swiss researchers to collaborate with their counterparts in Ukraine. The SNSF will provide funding to cover research expenses and salaries in both Switzerland and Ukraine. Approximately 15 projects are anticipated to be supported, with each project lasting either 2 or 3 years.

  • JRP proposals must have a lead scientist from CH and one from UKR, responsible for technical coordination and reporting.
  •  Applicants in CH must adhere to the same eligibility rules of Project Funding.
  •  Applicants in Ukraine must have a FTE position at a higher education or research institution in Ukraine.
  • Applicants can submit only 1 proposal per call.

Funding and duration

  • JRP budgets have two parts: one for CH and one for UKR.
  • SNSF covers the Swiss portion following its regulations.
  • SNSF funds the Ukrainian part, following both SNSF and NRFU regulations.
  • CHF 265K for a 2-year project (max. CHF 165K for Swiss part, max. CHF 100K for Ukrainian part)
  • CHF 400K for a 3-year project (max. CHF 250K for Swiss part, max. CHF 150K for Ukrainian part)

Timeline of the call

  • 13 November, 2023: Pre-registration in in mySNF.
  • 12 December, 2023, 17:00 h Local time: CH Deadline.
  • 12 December, 2023, 18:00 h Local time: UKR Deadline.

Further information
SNSF Website
Anna Lazzarinetti