Funding for this research was provided by:
Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF Money Follows CH-UK, 10001AM_160355)
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Received: 24 May 2016
Accepted: 2 March 2018
First Online: 15 March 2018
: AL (PhD in Law) is a professor and programme director of the programme “learn&care” at the Careum research institute. She was the first person in Switzerland doing research on young carers and young adult carers. CJ (MA, PhD in Sociology) is a trained sociologist and works as senior researcher in the programme. MF (RN, cand MScN) is doing her PhD in the programme. JS (BSc, MSc, PhD) also works as senior researcher and expert in statistics. UM (prof, PhD) und MV (PhD) are experts in educational research and statistics and will especially support WP2. SB (BA, MA, CQSW, PhD, RSW, FRSA, AcSS) is an internationally recognised expert in young carers research.
: The project was presented to the cantonal ethics committee Zurich (Kantonale Ethikkommission Zürich, KEK) in the form of a comprehensive ethics application. The Zurich ethics committee waived the need of approval and declared a clearance certificate (No. 85–2015).
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: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.
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