Switzerland Joins 8th EIG CONCERT-Japan Call – Deadline July 9
The Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) is participating in the 8th European Interest Group (EIG) CONCERT-Japan call on Sustainable Hydrogen Technology as Affordable and Clean Energy. A total of six multilateral collaboration projects consisting of at least one Japanese and two eligible European countries will be selected to receive funding for a period of three years.
Call for Opportunity Grant 2021 with Japan
The Call for Opportunity Grant 2021 for research projects between Switzerland and Japan is currently open. The opportunity grants support bottom-up initiatives of researchers from Swiss universities, universities of applied sciences, universities of teacher education, and public research institutes, linked to specific events or incidents in Japan.
New Master Program in Finance at University of Geneva – Deadline March 31, 2021
The University of Geneva launches a new Master of Advanced Studies in Finance Program. The unique and innovative 9-months program will expose students to the most exciting developments in finance, including private equity, hedge funds, real estate investment, sustainable finance, neurofinance, and fintech. Courses will be held in English, with a part-time option for working professionals. Applications will be accepted until the end of March 2021.
Future Food Fellowship Postdoctoral Programme at ETH/EPFL welcomes Japanese Applicants – Deadline 31 March 2021
In the framework of the Future Food Initiative postdoc programme, The Swiss Federal Institutes of Technology in Zurich (ETH) and Lausanne (EPFL) are looking for exceptionally qualified young researchers who propose projects targeting future food issues, such as nutrition, production, packaging and health.
Master of Advanced Studies: European and International Governance – Deadline 20 March 2021
The University of Geneva is currently accepting applications for the Master of Advanced Studies in European and International Governance 2021-2022 (MEIG Programme) which is organized in cooperation with the United Nations Office at Geneva. Students of all nationalities are invited to apply and submit their applications for both the 10-month course and a scholarship.
Tokyo Financial Award 2020: Application Open for Excellent Financial Services
The Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) is seeking foreign and Japanese financial companies and startups providing innovative solutions and services that meet the Tokyo citizens’ needs and challenges. The three financial institutes with the best products will be presented with the Tokyo Financial Award 2020 as well as money prizes totaling 18M JPY.
New Call for Bridging Grants with Japan – Deadline 30 September 2020

Switzerland is currently accepting proposals for Bridging Grants with Japan. The call is aimed at building on existing collaboration between Japanese and Swiss researchers. Not only joint research projects but also past workshops or seminars that have been jointly organized would qualify. It is open to all scientific disciplines and fields of research. Selected proposals will receive up to CHF 25’000 for a maximum duration of 12 months. Applications will be accepted until September 30, 2020 (CET).