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Unil Research Support Network

Several adjuncts of the Research and International Relations dicastery have the mission to support advanced researchers in the selection of funding agencies. They work in close and complementary collaboration with the research consultants of the seven faculties


Search for funding

The choice of a funding program or organization depends upon several criteria, including:

  • stage of the academic career (young researchers, advanced researchers ...),    
  • research discipline,   
  • expertise in the field,
  • type of research conducted (fundamental, clinical, applied ..),
  • nationality,
  • country where the research will be conducted,
  • Swiss or international collaborations involved in the project.


Source de soutien financier

  • Euresearch UNIL-CHUV: Antenna of the Swiss Information and Advice Network on European Research Programs.
  • Innosuisse: Swiss Agency for the Promotion of Innovation.
  • SNSF: the National Fund for Scientific Research offers numerous funding instruments for projects, programs, infrastructures, academic careers or scientific communication.
  • Foundations


Mesures de soutien UNIL

for academic succession (MA / PAST)

Soutien des MA et PAST

La Direction a mis en place une mesure de décharge de cours permettant aux MA et PAST de libérer du temps sur un semestre pour rédiger et déposer des projets de recherche.

for European projects

Elaboration d'un projet H2020 / Horizon Europe

Le chercheur ou chercheuse confirmé·e peut demander un soutien financier à la Direction de l'UNIL.


Registres de financement

general databases

General databases

UNIL 4 Research: List of research funding around the world, for all fields.

Base de données UNIL: Selection of Swiss foundations funding research and studies: SWITCH edu-ID, authenticated access.

In Switzerland directories of foundations and fellowships located in Switzerland

Federal Directory of Foundations: foundations of public utility under the supervision of the Confederation is an address database funded by the Federal Office of Culture and the Migros Culture Percentage. (literature, art, cinema...).The directory lists grant-making institutions from the private and public sector.

Les list of various Swiss Foundations

SwissUniversities: Information on funding for studies or research in Switzerland and on scholarships for studies abroad

StiftungSchweiz: online portal for donors, funding foundations, project promoters and service providers

In Europe

EURESEARCH: contact point for information and advice on EU R&I programmes (Horizon 2020, Horizon Europe). Contact: Anne Emmanuelle de Crousaz

Fund It: fundings mainly in the humanities and social sciences in Europe

Stiftungen: Association of German Foundations, more than 22'000 foundations in Germany

Centre Français des Fonds et Fondations: annuaire général des fonds et fondations en France

Admical: sponsorship portal in France

Stichting: Directory of foundations in Netherlands

In the world

Foundation Directory Online: paid register of North American foundations

Candid.: foundation directory online


Wikipedia : liste de fondations par pays

Grantmakers US / Canada

The Grant Register: the 2020 scholarship register is a guide, in paper format, on the financing of higher and professional studies worldwide. The 2011 version can be consulted to SASME or Claire ARNOLD office federal Grants US

UC san Diego: funding Opportunities


Doctorat - Post-doc

Fundraising: Central Contacts

Financement US

Dr Claire ARNOLD
Grant Office
UNIL - Unicentre
CH-1015 Lausanne
+41 21 692 20 25


Programmes EU

Anne-Emmanuelle de Crousaz
Euresearch UNIL-CHUV
c/o EPFL,
 Station 7,
CH-1015 Lausanne
+41 21 693 47 50



Programmes du SNF

SNF Career

Véronique Longchamp
UNIL - Unicentre
CH-1015 Lausanne
+41 21 692 20 80


SNF Research projects
Dr. Renzo Restori
UNIL - Unicentre
CH-1015 Lausanne
+41 21 692 20 33



Unicentre  -  CH-1015 Lausanne
Tel. +41 21 692 20 25
Fax +41 21 692 20 15