You can apply for the SIAF Award 2020 with a completed work at the Faculty of Economics of the University of Zurich or the Department of Management, Technology and Economics at ETH Zurich.
Work completed no more than three years ago may be submitted.

The provisions of the Regulations of 15 March 2010 shall apply. Subject to change.


1 April until 30 June 2020


Send us the following documents as printout by post and as PDF file by e-mail.

If your thesis is too large to be sent by e-mail ( 8MB), send us the PDF file of the doctoral thesis on CD or DVD and the remaining documents by e-mail.

The printed and digital versions of the work must be the same.

  • Doctoral thesis (bound)
  • short CV (max. 2 pages A4)
  • Copy of the doctoral certificate
  • Expert opinions on work
  • Print the email sent with the confirmation that this digital version matches the printed one.


Submitted works will not be returned.


Swiss Institute for Foreign Research
SIAF Award
Augustinergasse 15
8001 Zurich



Award ceremony

The winner of the SIAF Award will be notified in person in autumn 2020. The award ceremony will follow a SIAF lecture.