Leading House South Asia and Iran

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The Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) is the Leading House for research collaboration with partner institutions in South Asia and Iran.

Mandated by the State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) in 2021, the ZHAW promotes and fosters scientific cooperation with key institutions in South Asia and Iran during the funding period 2021-2024. The South Asia region includes Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, the Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka, with Iran as an additional country.

All scientists from Swiss federal and cantonal universities, universities of applied sciences and universities of teacher education, as well as public research institutions, are eligible to apply. Calls are open for activities in all scientific disciplines and fields of research.

You will find detailed information about the funding instruments, modalities attached to these and how to apply for grants here.