Call for proposals of NRP 76 "Welfare and Coercion – Past, Present and Future"

Researchers can submit their pre-proposals for NRP 76 "Welfare and Coercion" until 26 June 2017.

​NRP 76 "Welfare and Coercion – Past, Present and Future" aims to generate scientific insights into past and future developments as well as the social repercussions of welfare and coercion in Switzerland.

NRP 76 aims to analyse the characteristics, mechanisms and effects of Swiss welfare policy and practices in their various contexts. It should identify possible causes of welfare practices that had an impact on the integrity of the persons concerned and explore how these persons were affected by the practices.

The overall funding of the NRP is CHF 18 million. The research phase will last 5 years.


Detailed information on the participation requirements and project selection can be found in the call document.

An information event for researchers will be held on 25 April 2017.