UniBE international 2021
As a „Volluniversität“, the University of Bern is both comprehensive in its range of eight faculites and research oriented, with nine interdisciplinary competence centres. It offers young scholars a stimulating research environment with excellent infrastructure and a diverse range of subjects in which they can deepen their knowledge. Bern has one of the world’s highest standards of living, and the university campus is conveniently located within the attractive city centre.
As part of the implementation of the 2021 strategy as it relates to support for young researchers and to the university’s internationalisation the Vice-Rectorate Development offers:
up to 15 Doctoral Positions
for upcoming, international scholars
The call for applications targets highly motivated graduates of master’s programmes who have excelled in any discipline that is available at the University of Bern. Applicants will have completed all of their studies-to-date outside of Switzerland, and achieved outstanding grades in their master’s degree.
The positions are limited to three years, and must commence before the 1st of January 2018. Payment is according to the regulations of the Swiss National Fund (SNF). A prerequisite for the application process however, is that a doctoral supervisor from the University of Bern is prepared to cover 50% of the wages for the 3 year period.
See the information sheet for details about how to apply. Enquiries may be addressed to Lenka Fehrenbach. Please email your application including any related documents as one pdfto [email protected]. Deadline: 14th of May 2017.