Travel Grants

Travel grants for researchers preparing international research and education projects

Requirements A planned proposal for a project within the EU Framework Programmes, COST, or EUREKA. In special cases, travel expenses for the preparation of other international projects can also be covered.
Eligibility Researchers with a PhD.
Funding amount
Max. CHF 1,000 per trip for 1 person. A total of CHF 10,000 per year is available.
Scope Short preparatory trips that are necessary to set up international research and education projects. Not funded: Meals and accommodation expenses, travel for research.

No later than 5 days before the start of the trip


The application form can be filled out electronically and returned by email or by post. Please note the following points:

  • Two applications may be submitted per project.
  • One person per meeting will be financially supported.
  • Contributions for travel are only for costs that cannot be covered by the project.
  • The University’s Expense Regulations and Travel Policy must be followed.
  • Flights must be booked via the University’s travel platform.


The statement form with the original receipts is to be submitted immediately after completion of the trip via eforms.