The University of Zurich conducts cutting-edge research at seven faculties, more than 150 institutes and hospitals as well as at 21 centres of competence, 13 university wide, 12 clinical and 12 national research priority programs. This makes the University of Zurich one of the leading research universities in Europe and attaches great importance to offering its researchers the best development and career opportunities. Here you will find an overview of diverse funding opportunities as well as various further information and support services.
Are you looking for funding opportunities for your next research project, a travel grant or a funding solution for your doctoral research?
The staff of the UZH Grants Office will be pleased to support you in your inquiry into UZH-internal and national sources of funding:Phone +41 44 634 20 50 E-Mail
For european and international funding, please contact EU GrantsAccess:
Funding instruments are commonly divided into two types:
Do you plan to raise third-party funding for your research project and need help with the application process and budget calculation? Do you have questions about the correct billing and completion of your ongoing third-party funding project? Here you will find further information on the financial management of research projects.
All UZH processes relating to third-party funded projects are handled via the AVA platform. AVA supports the preparation of project proposals (including budgeting) and receiving letters of confirmation. The financial processes of ongoing projects are opened and managed in AVA. AVA also offers the opportunity to clarify ethical and data protection issues relating to research projects.
This overview shows various funding opportunities on the time axis after the Master's degree:
Visit the database *Research Professional, which is freely accessible to UZH researchers (on campus, via VPN or by setting up a personal account with your UZH email address)!