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Funding and calls

Here you can find information on research funding possibilities as well as current calls from major funding agencies.

The University of Fribourg offers support to researchers seeking funding.

See also our Frequently Asked Questions about grant submission.




University of Fribourg funds

  • Research Pool
    Matching funds, preparation of projects, support of new and development of existing research focuses (larger amounts).
  • Research Fund
    International scientific exchange, support of research activities (smaller amounts).
  • Scholarships
    Masters, PhD or postdoc scholarships for foreigners living abroad to come to the University of Fribourg.
  • Other Funds
    Research, projects and events supporting special needs of the University.

Canton of Fribourg



    Market-oriented R&D and innovation projects in all technological disciplines.


  • U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF)
    Research and education projects, training, fellowships and career development in all non-medical fields of science and engineering.

Databases and lists

  • ScholarshipPortal
    Funding opportunities for studying, working or performing research in one of the European nations.
  • International Scholarships
    International grants, scholarships, loan programs and other information for students wishing to study abroad.


Project partner search

  • Ideal-ist
    FP7 information and communication technology projects.

Publications with funding news

  • Euresearch News
    Information on publicly funded European research and innovation programmes and opportunities available to Swiss researchers. Published electronically 10 times a year in English by the Euresearch head office in Bern.
  • SwissCore Synopsis
    Information on European research and innovation policies and Framework Programmes. Published electronically 10 times a year in English by SwissCore, the Swiss National Science Foundation contact office in Brussels.
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