Our Offices & Partners Abroad

For detailed information please click on the offices and cultural centres below. For further information on the headquarters in Zurich please go to: www.prohelvetia.ch


Viola Rohner

Writer Viola Rohner intends to work on her next novel, «Vaterland», during her stay in Argentina. The book is a large-scale family story that focuses on a Swiss merchant family that has cultivated international business relationships over generations. It begins with grandfather Kern, who runs a colonial goods store in a small village in Appenzellerland …


Ismar Tirelli Neto

Taking a history-based approach, Ismar Tirelli Neto proposes, in the project «Interferer», to produce a book of poems that investigates (and repurposes) relations between economy, homosexuality, and the act of writing itself. He aims to work on a series of around 50 poems drawing both on myth and recorded history; throughout this production, he wants …


Betina González

Writer Betina González bases her project on a meeting between Swiss psychiatrist Carl Jung and the Argentine writer Victoria Ocampo that took place in Zurich in 1934. The encounter was a rather cold event, but it led to an epistolary relationship between the two. It also evidences how Jung played an important role in Ocampo’s …


Upcoming maintenance work

The application portal myprohelvetia will be updated from 1.1.-7.1.2024. Due to these changes, open applications must be finalized and submitted via the current online portal (myprohelvetia.ch) by the latest 23:59 on 31 December 2023. Until this date, the deadlines and criteria outlined in the current guidelines and calls for applications apply. New applications can be created and submitted in the application portal as of 8 January 2024.