Organization Executive Board and Central Administration

Executive Board and Central Administration

Grants Office

First point of contact for questions related to competitive research funding programmes and international grants.

Optimal support for the acquisition of external funding

The Grants Office was established in 2016 in order to optimize and simplify the process of acquisition of external funding for researchers at the University of Bern, especially early career researchers.

The Grants Office provides researchers at all levels at the University of Bern as well as the Inselspital with information, personal guidance and administrative support on acquiring and managing national and international public research funding.

The Grants Office is part of the Vice-Rectorate Research and runs the Euresearch Office University of Bern of "Euresearch", the Swiss information network on European research and innovation programmes.

Questions on public research funding

The Grants Office supports you over the complete project lifecycle and is available to answer your questions at any time.


The Grants Office provides information on national and international funding agencies and programs.

Advice and support

The Grants Office supports researchers at the University of Bern and the Inselspital during proposal submission and project management. The Grants Office advises researchers who are considering an application and applicants who are preparing a proposal or who have submitted one as well as project leaders or managers who have received a grant.

Here you can find your contact person in the Grants Office:

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