Forms, documents & deadlines

Forms and documents

Application form (English)
Application form (French)
Evaluation form
GdS funding rules
Reimbursment form

Next deadlines

15.05.2017 Application submission

15.06.2017 Referee's evaluation submissions

November 2017 Results publication


Nicolas Guérin
Manager Suisse romande SATW
EPFL P SPS - Station 5
CH-1015 Lausanne
+41 79 139 92 65

Emilie Fallet
Chargée de mission scientifique et universitaire
Ambassade de France en Suisse
Schosshaldenstrasse 46 - 3006 BERN
Tel. +41 31 359 21 79
Fax. +41 31 359 21 92


Germaine de Staël

Germaine de Staël

Das Programm "Germaine de Staël" fördert die Zusammenarbeit zwischen französischen (CampusFrance) und schweizerischen Forschenden und Forschungsgruppen durch Vergütung der dabei anfallenden Reise- und Aufenthaltsspesen. Schweizer Teilnehmende werden mit ungefähr CHF 4500 je Projekt und Jahr während zweier Jahre gefördert.

Participation conditions

The Partenariat Hubert Curien/Germaine de Staël Funding is open to every public or private Swiss research institute (Higher education institutions, universities, research institutes, HES/FHS and companies). All the scientific fields are allowed.

Applications must be submitted in time and both in France and Switzerland to be considered!

Sumbissions are allowed in English or in French.

Selection criteria

•    Scientific quality and relevance
•    Scientific skills of the teams
•    Available facilities to conduct the project
•    Need of the collaboration
•    Complementarity of the teams
•    Mutual exchange of professional experiences
•    Expected scientific (and industrial, if applicable) results
•    Other European funding request (Horizon 2020, Marie Sklodowska-Curie, COST)
•    PhD students and young researchers involvement in the project

Handbook and deadlines

Submission's year

February Opening of the application procedure for the funding
15.05 Deadline for the projects’ submission (form in English/French)
15.06 Deadline for the referees evaluations’ submissions
November Publication on the website of the results by the selection committee

1st year

15.09 Deadline for the mid-term report submission (maximum 2 pages, including the request to extend the funding for the second year) and for the first expenses submission (cf. form)

01.12 Deadline for the 2nd expenses submission (cf. form)

2nd year

15.09 Deadline for the 3rd expenses submission (cf. form)
01.12 Deadline for the 4th expenses submission (cf. form)

Last year

28.02 Deadline for the final report submission (maximum 3 pages)