Research Funds

| Swiss National Science Foundation | European funds | Other Swiss and international funds | HEC Research Fund

The quality of projects run by our researchers is rewarded by several external funds granted by the Swiss National Science Foundation, the European research programs, and other Swiss and international funds. Addtionally, we support the promising research projects of our junior researchers with the annual call for projects of the HEC Research Fund.

For funding opportunities, please refer to the webpage "Appels à projets" ("Calls for projects).

Swiss National Science Foundation

The Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) is the leading Swiss organisation for the promotion of scientific research. More information on this funding agency.

  • Arnold S.
    Forecasting Mortality: Leveraging Cause-of-Death Data through Neural Network Techniques
    CHF 319'364, 48 months
    Project partners: School of Business The University of New South Wales

  • Benhima K.
    Expectations and capital flows
    CHF 267'918, 36 months
    Project partner: King's Business School King's College London

  • Efferson C.
    The Strategy Space Problem in Gene-Culture Coevolution
    CHF 783'056, 48 months
  • Houde S.
    Multidimensional climate risks and internal migrations
    CHF 448'716, 36 months
    Project partners:

    • Centre of Economy and Sociology Applied to Agriculture and Rural Spaces
    • Economic research group Meilleurs Agents AVIV Group
  • Maurer J.
    How did COVID-19 reframe end-of-life planning of older adults in Switzerland? Preferences, Communication, Knowledge, and Behaviors Regarding End of Life and End-of-life Planning before and during the COVID-19 crisis
    CHF 591'840, 36 months
    Project partners:

    • Service de soins palliatifs et de support Département de médecine Université de Lausanne
    • FORS, Université de Lausanne
    • Unité de génétique forensique Centre Univ. Romand de Médecine Légale CHUV et Université de Lausanne
  • Nigmatulina D.
    Military Conflicts, Sanctions, and International Trade: Evidence from Russia
    CHF 377'895, 30 months
    Project partners:

    • MIT Sloan School of Management
    • Leibniz Instit. for Financial Research SAFE
    • Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute
  • Rudolf N.
    The Role of Shareholder Voting and Disclosures in Corporate Governance
    CHF 285'600, 24 months
    Project partners:

    • Swiss Finance Institute EPFL - CDM - SFI
    • Norges Bank Investment Management
  • Shrestha Y. R.
    Managing Artificial-Intelligence-Augmented Decision Making in Organizations: Designing, Adopting and Evaluating
    CHF 475'882, 42 months

  • Vogt S.
    Can talking to machines improve financial decision making?
    CHF 1'257'987, 48 months
    Co-PI: Raymond Duch, Centre for Experimental Social Sciences, Nuffield College, University of Oxford

European funds

Several researchers from our Faculty have received funding from the European Commission over the past years.


Other Swiss and international funds

In addition to the projects selected by the Swiss National Science Foundation and the European Commission, our researchers receive fundings from other Swiss and international organizations. Furthermore, they also run applied research projects mandated by companies or public administrations regularly.

On this webpage, a selection of projects is presented.

Congressi Stefano Franscini

  • Peukert C.
    Grant for Conference: Mapping and Governing the Online World
    CHF 17'000
    Project partners :

    • Stefan Bechtold (ETH Zürich)
    • Florencia Marotta-Wurgler (New York University)


  • Krings F.
    “Inter-G”: Des interactions intergénerationnelles durables pour des entreprises apprenantes
    CHF 206'655, 18 months
    Project partners :

    • HE-Arc Gestion
    • HEIG-VD
    • Fondation AAA

Swiss Insurance Association

  • Wagner J.
    Research in Risk Management and Insurance
    CHF 65'000, 12 months, yearly renewable

US Air Force

HEC Research Fund

Every year, HEC Lausanne makes available a research budget destined solely for funding research projects of its doctoral students, postdoctoral researchers, and assistant professors.

The call for projects is announced to eligible researchers each year in September. For any question on the HEC Research Fund, please send your inquiry to the HEC Research Office.

We extend our congratulations to the following researchers for their promising projects:

  • Amirsiavosh Bashardoust

  • Anthi Kiouka

  • Badis Khalfallah

  • Dorsa Abdolhamidi

  • Evrim Yanar

  • Liliane Keopraseuth

  • Luise Eisfeld

  • Maria Pykala

  • Matthieu Jost

  • Tiffany Kreutschy

  • Tolga Depecik

  • Yashraj Shrestha

  • Zitian Qiu

  • Alessandra Maria Gargiulo

  • Diana Duque

  • Farah Mejri

  • Hrvoje Kurtovic

  • Jiewei Li

  • Robin Schimmelpfennig

  • Simona Haasova

  • Yiming Li



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