Registers of funding opportunities

UNIL4 Research Database

List of research funding around the world, for all fields.  

UNIL Directory of funding opportunities

Selection of Swiss foundations funding research and studies.

Directories of foundations and fellowships located in Switzerland


All foundations in Switzerland. Keyword search.

Federal Directory of Foundations

Foundations of public utility under the supervision of the Confederation.

Stiftungen Schweiz

All foundations in Switzerland. Possible selection by domain .


Various funding opportunities in the cultural field (literature, art or cinema).


List of various Swiss Foundations. Sorting by keywords necessary.
German version of the website:


Information on funding for studies or research in Switzerland and on scholarships for studies abroad or in the US.

Directories of funding opportunities in Europe


Platform for open calls of the European research programme H2020. For more information please contact Anne Emmanuelle de Crousaz.

Fund It

Fundings mainly in the humanities and social sciences in Europe.

Association of German Foundations

More than 8000 German foundations.
Any institute, but collaboration with German institutes is often required.

Centre Français des Fonds et Fondations

More than 2000 foundations in France.
All institutes, sorting by specific keywords required.


Portail du mécénat en France. Paid public access to their databases.

Directory of foundations in Netherlands

Directories of funding opportunities in the world

US Foundations

Paid register of North American foundations.


List of some 990 free foundations and links to paid registers of grants and calls.

The Grant Register

Paper directory of more than 4200 scholarships in 50 countries.
The Grant Register is available for consultation at the Department of Socio-Cultural Affairs; the 2011 version can be consulted at Claire ARNOLD's office

Bourses de l'Agence fédérale :


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Several adjuncts of the Research and International Relations dicastery have the mission to support advanced researchers in the selection of funding agencies. They work in close and complementary collaboration with the research consultants of the seven faculties.

We remind you that contracts, MTA or IPs should be negociated via the PACTT .

Guide d'utilisation de la base de données des fonds et fondations UNIL


Dr Claire ARNOLD

University of Lausanne
Grant Office
Quartier UNIL-Dorigny
Unicentre 331
CH-1015 Lausanne

Tel: +41 21 692 20 25
Fax: +41 21 692 20 15

Unicentre  -  CH-1015 Lausanne
Tel. +41 21 692 20 25
Fax +41 21 692 20 15