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Leading House South Asia and Iran: Call for Proposals, Workshops & Symposia 2024

A call is open to support workshops and symposia financed by the Leading House South Asia and Iran. Deadline 30 April, 2024

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The ZHAW has been commissioned as Leading House by the State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) to foster bilateral research collaborations with partner institutions in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Iran, the Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

One instrument to foster research collaborations is funding for workshops and symposia, to be organized with a partner institution in one of the above-mentioned mandate countries. For the year 2024, funding is still available and proposals can be accepted until 30 April, 2024.

Proposals must provide a project outline, show the project's scientific value and overall sustainability, describe the partnership and provide a financial overview.

To apply, please send your proposal to for an internal review until 30 April, 2024. Funding will be granted on a case-by-case basis and is subject to availability of means.

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions regarding this instrument and its funding.

Leading House South Asia and Iran

International Affairs Office
Gertrudstrasse 15
CH-8401 Winterthur