Swiss Network for International Studies

Research Projects

We make academic research accessible to non specialists. Documentaries, publications and full-length reports help you grasp complex issues quickly.

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


Project publication & event : Adolescent girls' migration in the Global South

The stories and the narratives of migrant girls collected in Bangladesh, Ethiopia and Sudan guide the readers in drawing the contours of their lives on the move, a complex, fluid scenario of choices, constraints, setbacks, risks, aspirations and experiences in which internal or international migration plays a pivotal role. Attend the Book Launch Event, on April 30, 2019.  

Project publication - Valueworks: Effects of Financialization along the Copper Value Chain

The latest findings on Switzerland’s role and impact on certain extractive industries worldwide are presented in Afrika Bulletin 172 . On the 10th and 11th of December 2018, a Roundtable and a UNRISD Research Symposium,  respectively, featured these findings and engaged with the public.

SNIS International Organisations Research Stipend

The SNIS IO research stipend for young scholars (2nd year PhD students) is a new funding opportunity aimed at promoting Geneva-based research on International Organisations. Application deadline: 9 May, 2019.  Listen here to an interview with the stipend’s first recipient.