Funding programmes

PRO ->WISS - Programme for professional support of women in academic careers: information platform, seminars, courses (in German)

SNSF - Women in Research: contact Silvia Baldi, scientific collaborator & equal opportunities officer

Marie Heim-Vögtlin Grants - Funding opportunity of the SNSF for female scientists with a degree or doctorate to resume their careers after interrupting or greatly reducing their research work. Half- or full-time grants for 1.5 up to 3 years. A grant may also be awarded for completion of studies by a thesis. Application deadline is May 1st.

EMBO and women in the life sciences & restart fellowship program - The European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) has established a restart fellowship program (duration up to 2 years) for scientists who have taken a break in their careers for childcare. In cases where the break lasted three or more years, a retraining program is included as well.

Conférence universitaire suisse - "Egalité des chances" / Schweizerische Universitätskonferenz - "Chancengleichheit"

Bundesprogramm - "Chancengleichheit von Frauen und Männern an den schweizerischen Fachhochschulen" / Programme fédéral "Egalité des chances entre hommes et femmes dans les hautes écoles spécialisées"m.htm

Women and Science - Framework Programme of the European Commission: Human Potential