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SIAF Award 2023

The SIAF Award 2023 is endowed with CHF 10,000 and is awarded by a scientific jury.

You can apply for the SIAF Award 2023 until 30 June 2023 with a completed dissertation at the Faculty of Economics of the University of Zurich or the Center of Economic Research at ETH Zurich.

You can find all the details here!

Replays of past events!

On our website, you can find numerous recordings of past events. For example, recent speeches by Jens Spahn on "Sicherheit in neuen Zeiten geben" ("Giving Security in New Times") and by Solmaz Khorsand on "Iranische Lektionen des Widerstands" ("Iranian Lessons of Resistance").

Here you will find an overview of all available recordings


Have you written an outstanding dissertation at the Faculty of Business, Economics, and Informatics of the University of Zurich or the Center of Economic Research at ETH Zurich? Then apply until 30th June 2023 for the SIAF Award 2023!

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The Swiss Institute of International Studies at the University of Zurich

The Swiss Institute of International Studies (founded in 1943 at the suggestion of the Federal Council) is based in Zürich and is a politically and economically independent centre of expertise for knowledge transfer and background. It interacts with the outside world by means of public events, in particular lectures, and deals with current topics in the fields of politics, economy, society, science and culture, choosing highly qualified and internationally esteemed speakers for this.


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