International Space Science Institute (ISSI)Hallerstrasse 6
3012 Bern

Phone +41 31 684 48 96

Our scientific opportunities support the community through six distinct modes of operation. Links to proposal templates or on-line submission forms are provided for each individual tool.

Find explanations, forms of applications and an overview of current and past activities.

International Teams

Research on specific topics using interdisciplinary tools and expertise.


8 – 15 Scientists
incl. ~15% early-career researchers


Papers in scientific journals

Starting point

Yearly call for proposals in January with deadline in mid-March.

Duration / Visits

1 week
up to 3 meetings spread
over 18-24 months

ISSI Support

↷ Per diem
↷ Accommodation for max. 24 person weeks
↷ Travel costs for Team Leader

A Spiral Amongst Thousands
Credits ESA/Webb, NASA & CSA, A. Martel