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University of Basel

Grants Office

The Grants Office ensures that the University of Basel can exploit its full potential in obtaining competitive research funding.

The Grants Office is the central contact point for National and International funding programmes at the University. We provide advice and support at the proposal and project implementation stage.

The Grants office manages the Grants Tool and provides support by clarifying questions like structural aspects in research proposals or division of overheads. Furthermore we inform about open calls.

Furthermore, our company advisor provides information to SMEs and Start-ups in the Region of Basel that apply for national or H2020 funding.

For general inquiries please send a message to grants@unibas.ch or call us on
+41 61 207 60 53.


National Grants

The Grants Office supports researchers with administrative questions concerning their proposal to the Swiss National Science Foundation or other national funding organizations.Further information on funding opportunities of the SNSF can be found under Individual Grants and Project Grants.


International Grants

We inform and advise researchers regarding grant applications to European and other international funding agencies. At the project phase we provide support with the contract management for projects at the university. 

The main source of non-Swiss third party funding at the University of Basel comes from the EU framework programme (FP7 and Horizon 2020) projects.


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