Call for proposals – Research Partnership Grant II

Research Closed Call 30 Apr 2023 Multiple Countries LH Africa
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Closed Call
30 Apr 2023
Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Cote d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe 
LH Africa

Leading House (LH) Africa is calling for applications for Research Partnership Grant II from researchers with a minimum of 3 years and a maximum of 5 years of postdoctoral experience affiliated with a Swiss Institution of Higher Education.

The goal of this instrument is to develop further, consolidate and expand relations and foster new collaborations between Swiss researchers and partners in Africa.

Proposals are expected from the following disciplines:
I) Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences, and
II) STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics), including biological sciences and medicine. The call aims at awarding an equal balance of proposals from both areas.

For more details, click here.


Applicants from Switzerland must be eligible for the SNSF’s project funding scheme. Along with the JPIAMR application, they need to submit an administrative application to the SNSF via mySNF (under Project funding/Partnerships/JPIAMR).

Read more here for eligibility guidelines.


The maximum amount for a research partnership grant is 25’000 CHF for a project of up to 12 months. For more details, click here.