Visiting Scientists Application

ISSI invites researchers of all career stages to submit a research proposal to spend time at ISSI as a Visiting Scientist. Applications can be submitted at any time and are evaluated by the ISSI directorate on a monthly basis.

ISSI has – through its history – supported short visits of individual scientists to its premises in Bern, in addition to its International Teams, Workshops, Working Groups and Forums program. The many visits over the years by eminent scientists have left a prominent mark on the institute. Given its success, the directorate has recently decided to make this opportunity more accessible by offering a web interface for applications at

ISSI offers support for short term visits of a week up to one or two months. However, the program is limited and competitive, and the ISSI directorate expects to approve no more than one or two visiting scientist applications each month.