General Information

Official Swiss Federal Information Portal

Swiss Embassy in Brasília

Swiss Global Enterprise
Switzerland’s export, import and investment promotion agency

Official Website of Switzerland Tourism Board


Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships for Foreign Scholars and Artists
EURAXESS Switzerland list of Funding Opportunities
Swiss Confederation’s list of foundations
Association of Swiss Foundations
Gebert Rüf Foundation
Stiftung Mercator Schweiz
SNIS (Swiss Network for International Studies)
Sciex: Scientific Exchange Programme NMS-CH
FORS (Swiss Foundation for Research in Social Sciences)
ESF (European Science Foundation)
DFG (German Research Foundation)

DAAD-Scholarship Database
Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
Volkswagen Foundation
Akademien der Wissenschaften Schweiz

Swiss Science, Technology, Innovation Organizations

State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation
The federal government’s specialised agency for national and international matters concerning education, research and innovation policy

The Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF)
The most important Swiss agency promoting scientific research

Swiss Academies of Arts & Sciences>
The Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences are committed in particular to the fields of foresight and ethics and promote the dialogue between science and society.

Swiss portal for research and innovation

Swiss Technology Transfer Association (swiTT)
Overview of licensable technologies from Swiss academic institutions

Swiss Center for Electronics and Microtechnology (CSEM)
R&D company active in applied research, product development, prototype and low-volume production, and consulting

Swiss Biotech Association Swiss Medtech
Organization of public and private institutions, specialists in healthcare, industry, and research, and regulatory bodies aiming to improve access to products and services

Creative Switzerland? Fostering an Innovation Powerhouse
(pdf) Joint Study of the Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce and The Boston Consulting Group, December 2008


Pro Helvetia
Swiss Arts Council