Swiss Network for International Studies

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We promote academic research in international studies. The research teams are composed of academics, staff from international organisations and NGOs.


SNIS Call for Projects 2019 is now open

The SNIS has opened its 2019 Call for Projects. The deadline for submission is 16 January 2019, 13h00 (GMT+1). The project grants run for two years and range from 100’000 to 300’000 Swiss Francs. For more details check our special dedicated page.

Health in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

World leaders are called upon to transform the world by 2030 though a rigorous pursuit of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a universal call to action to end poverty, protect our planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity. SDG 3 is the only one containing a broad health-related goal, namely, “Good health and well-being for people”. The Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute and the Swiss Network for International Studies are organizing a gathering to debate this issue. The Conference will take place on November 23, 2018 at Parterre Rialto, Basel, Switzerland

"Food price volatility..." in the media

Poverty and hunger with their complex and interconnected root causes are at the heart of the new sustainable development agenda 2030, and limiting food price volatility is one of the central targets in the sustainable development goals. A research project funded by the SNIS is currently tackling these issues. The Tages Anzeiger, Le Monde, and VOAnews report.