GF: Is only the status of Switzerland at the reference date (call deadline) considered for the calculation of the 5 years of residency or has the change in status of 2014 (temporarily 3rd country) to be taken into account?



REA confirms that according to the Guide for Applicants, the following eligibility conditions for a fellow applying to a GF: "long-term resident of a MS or AC" implies that the status of Switzerland to be considered is the one in place at the date of the call deadline.