SSAI Travel Grant



SSAI supports young investigators in Allergology and Immunology to present their data on national and international conferences and meetings.

The following guidelines and rules apply:


Eligibility and formal criteria for applicants

  • SSAI travel grants are available for PhD students and postdocs or assistant doctors within 6 years after receiving a PhD or MD degree.
  • SSAI travel grant applicants must be a member of SSAI at the time of submission.
  • Applicants must actively participate at the meeting (poster or talk). Meetings can be on-site or online.
  • The maximal contribution per grant is CHF 700.-. Expenses for travel (2nd class train tickets / economic flight fares), registration fees and hotel accommodation can be funded.
  • Young investigators can maximally apply for one travel grant per calendar year.
  • A total number of funded travel grants per research group/laboratory is limited to two travel grants per calendar year.
  • Applications must be submitted by individuals.                                                                                    



  • The application must enclose the following items: the applicants CV, the accepted conference abstract, a list of publication of the applicant, the estimated travel expenditure.
  • The application must be submitted as a single pdf file by e-mail to before the meeting and the two annual submission deadlines, which are March 1st and September 1st.


Selection criteria

  • The prime selection criteria are the scientific quality of the abstract and the conference.
  • The overall number of funded SSAI travel grants is limited.



  • SSAI travel grantees submit copies of the effective expenses and a certificate of attendance together with their private bank account details after the meeting to A reimbursement to an institutional bank account is not possible. Only the effective costs will be reimbursed.

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