International Participation Grants

Together with funding partners, we offer 20 international participation grants for the Symposium. These grants are available for people from low- and middle-income countries interested in attending the Symposium. They cover the registration fee as well as travel costs up to 1000 CHF. The deadline for applications is 7. February 2017. Applications must be filled out and submitted using the following link:

Application International Participation 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.