When ETH scientists or ETH emeriti teach at partner institutions in low- and lower-middle-income countries, ETH4D supports them. Delivering lectures, classes, or seminars, as well as attending meetings for collaboration, are examples of activities.
The ETH4D Teaching Stay Grant is open to:
- Doctoral candidates
- Senior scientists
- Assistant Professors
- SNSF Professors
- Titular Professors
- Professors on an ERC grant
- Professors Emeriti
- A maximum of 5,000CHF can be granted per proposal. A detailed budget is requested, including financial contributions by the applicant, and the inviting university/organisation (in-cash and/or in-kind)
The applicant must be hired at ETH Zurich at least in a 50% position. The applicant must fulfill the following requirements:
- ETH scientist
- Invitation from a university or research institute.
- Teaching assignment at ETH Zurich.
- ETH emeriti
- No longer than 5 years retired
- Still active relationship with ETH Zurich
- Teaching stay at a partner institution to which an active link exists (e.g. through ETH scientists) and which can be continued independently of the professor emeriti
- Invitation from a university or research institute
Complete the electronic application form and upload all required documents.
Application documents for an ETH4D Teaching Stay Grant comprise:
- Completed electronic application form
- Description of the teaching stay (1-2 pages)
- Budget, including the applicant’s and partners’ contribution to the costs (in-cash and/or inkind), (use budget template)
- CV of the applicant (1-2 pages)
- Support letter of the hosting university or research institute
Include the following in the description of the teaching stay:
- Description of the purpose, content and relevance of the teaching activity.
- Point out the added value provided to the beneficiaries and to ETH Zurich, including longer-term perspectives and mutuality.
- Explanation of how the teaching activity fits into the curriculum of the guest university/research institute and how it is accredited.