International Participation and Travel Grants

Thanks to the generous support by a foundation, the number of scholarships for participants from middle- and low-income countries was increased for this year’s conference. The grant may cover the registration fee and travel costs up to 1000 CHF, depending on actual costs. The deadline for applications for the first round is March 31, and for the second round is April 21, and for the last round is May 15, 2019 (if funding ressources are still available).

Applications must be filled out and submitted using the following link:

Application International Participation Grant


For participants applying for a travel grant, who are interested in submitting a proposal for the English parallel programme, please do so by May 15, 2019 (which is also the deadline for the travel grant).


The countries eligible for the grants are:

  • African countries
  • Asian countries (with following exceptions: Brunei Darussalam, Hong Kong SAR, Israel, Japan, Kuwait, Macau SAR, Qatar, Singapore, UAE)
  • Latin American countries
  • and the following countries in wider Europe: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Georgia, Greece, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, FYR of Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey and Ukraine.


Note: You do not need to be registered for the Symposium to apply. If your application is approved, you’ll will be able to register for free.