Centro StefanoThe Congressi Stefano Franscini, confernce platform of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology of Zurich since 1989, gives the possibility to organize research conferences at Monte Verità, a hilltop over Ascona and lake Maggiore.
All researchers and university professors working in Switzerland are invited to submit their proposal for a meeting to be held in 2016; international collaborations are welcome.
The applications will be evaluated by an interdisciplinary scientitic board.


  • a substantial financial support (provided by: ETH Zurich and Swiss National Science Foundation)
  • administrative assistance in the organization and carrying out of your meeting
  • a modern conference centre in a magnificent venue, very interesting from the historical and cultural point of view, with a hotel and a restaurant on site
  • the CSF Award: a prize destined for young researchers for the best oral presentation


  • the organization of a scientifically top-quality conference lasting 3 to 5 days
  • the participation of an international scientific audience composed of 50-100 senior and junior researchers, staying at Monte Verità for the whole duration of the conference

Deadline for submitting the applications 2016: January 15, 2015

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