Funding opportunities

Funding opportunities for a doctorate

Various options are available for PhD funding, in particular personal scholarships and project grants. However, you can not solve the funding question by yourself: Contact the professor who will supervise you during your doctorate. The funding question must be discussed and solved before starting your dissertation.
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Travel Fund

The University of Basel travel fund for academic career starters awards grants to junior academics from doctorate/PhD level in order to facilitate the transfer and adopting of methods and knowledge in research.

The contributions from the fund are of a supplementary nature and are only awarded if the university is able to ascertain that the applicant is not able to finance the project, partially or in full, through the institute's own or third-party resources.

There is no legal entitlement to the granting of a contribution.

The target groups, area of application and the basis for calculation are detailed in the information sheet and the policies of the travel fund.

The application must be submitted with the following documents no later than four weeks after the applicant’s return: please go to the online application form