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University of Basel

Calls

Below you find a selection of current calls for applications.

Here an overview of funding possibilities at the different academic career levels and further information about the Directory of Foundations are offered.

National as well as international offerings can be found in the Research Professional database as well as on Euraxess and Euresearch (European programmes, career funding, funding by domain). .

Source
Target Group
Faculty
Description
Deadline
Target Group

Postdocs (Proposals by Senior Researchers)

Faculty

global pediatric medicine/ health

Description

The aim of the Botnar Research Center for Child Health's Postdoctoral Excellence Programme (PEP) is to foster the next generation of scientific leaders who will lead the interdisciplinary and step-changing approaches to address critical unmet needs and challenges in global paediatric medicine and health. Senior reseachers (“Host Principal Investigators”) with highly translational and ambitious proposals that they wish to bring to life together with a highly talented postdoctoral fellow are eligible to apply. Conditions see website.

Deadline

13.01.2021

Target Group

Postdocs

Faculty

all

Description

Aimed at researchers who have done a doctorate and who wish to pursue an academic career in Switzerland. A research stay abroad enables such researchers to acquire more in-depth knowledge, increases their scientific independence and enhances their research profile.

Deadline

01.02.

01.08.

Source

Research Fund for Junior Researchers

Novartis Excellence Scholarship for Life Sciences / L. & Th. La Roche-Stiftung / Max Geldner-Stiftung

Target Group

PhDs

Postdocs

Faculty

all

Description

Aimed at junior researchers who pursue an academic career and have already proven their scientific excellence.

Deadline

01.02.

01.09.

Target Group

Postdocs

Faculty

all

Description

Candidates with excellent research qualifications who are about to carry out a habilitation or similar achievement.

Deadline

01.02.

01.09.

 

Target Group

Stud.

Postdocs

Swiss citizens

Faculty

med.

Description

Further education grants for students and post-graduates in medicine, as well as graduates of the nursing science degree program.

Deadline

01.02.

01.09.

Target Group

MA, MSc

PhDs

Postdocs

Faculty

all

Description

Annual grants for the organization of a research retreat in order to present projects to your supervisor as well as to invited international experts.

Deadline

01.02.

01.10.

Target Group

PhDs

Postdocs

Faculty

all

Description

Funding for travel and accommodation costs (no honorarium) for guest speakers participating at a junior research retreat at the University of Basel.

Deadline

01.02.

01.06.

01.10.

Target Group

Advanced Researchers

Faculty

all

Description

SNF Eccellenza Professorial Fellowships are aimed at highly qualified researchers who are seeking a permanent professorship. Eccellenza covers the salary of the grant recipient at the level of a local assistant professorship and project funding for five years

Deadline

01.02.

Target Group

PhDs

Faculty

all

Description

Aimed aimed at doctoral students at the University of Basel who wish to improve their scientific profile during 6-12 months at a research institute abroad. The stay should serve to deepen their scientific knowledge and to advance their doctoral thesis. 

Deadline

01.03.

01.09.

Target Group

MA, MSc

Faculty

phil.hist.

ius.

rer.pol. theol.

Description

Aimed at promising researchers who wish to write a doctoral thesis on a topic of their own choice in the humanities and social sciences in Switzerland.

Deadline

10.03.

10.09.

Source
Target Group

PhDs

Faculty

all

Description

Aimed at University of Basel PhD students who are parents. Each semester, support options are offered to help students complete their PhD within the allotted time. These life phase-specific support options include temporary supplementary assistance for childcare, hiring of an assistant or individual options within the scope of the set range of offerings. The get on track support options are offered during the respective semester dates.

Deadline

01.04.

01.10.

Source
Target Group

Female postdocs

Faculty

all

Description

Aimed towards highly qualified female postdoctoral researchers in the early stage of motherhood. Support measures will be made available on a semester-by-semester basis to help focus and maintain high-quality research. The research support measures take the form of temporary relief from certain duties of assistants, for example teaching, project lead, academic administration, and laboratory work. The support measures are scheduled to fit approximately with the duration of semesters.

Deadline

01.04.

01.10.

Target Group

PhDs

Faculty

all

Description

Contribution towards the cost of printing for dissertations for candidates with a PhD degree of University of Basel

Deadline

01.04.

01.10.

Source
Target Group

med.

Faculty

med.

Description

Aimed at young medicine graduates who wish to do clinical research during one year in order to achieve the doctoral degree Dr.med.

Deadline

01.05.

Target Group

med.

Faculty

med.

Description

Scholarships at a renowned institution for younger medical scientists during or immediately after completing their specialist training. The scholarship finances a training stay at first-class, primarily foreign host institutes and in innovative fields or clinical ancillary sciences (e.g. public health, psychosomatic and psychosocial medicine, ethics, IT, epidemiology, pharmacogeneticsforensic medicine, health communication).

Deadline

31.05.2020

Target Group

Dr. med.

Faculty

med.

Description

Aimed at fully trained and independent researchers, especially if they are suitable for positions to be created later or that become vacant. By creating long-term research positions, the Professor Dr Max Cloëtta Foundation aims to help counter a shortage of young researchers in Switzerland. Candidates should not be older than 40 years.

Deadline

30.06.2020

Target Group

Dr.med.

Faculty

med.

Description
OberärztInnen mit Schweizer Staatsexamen und medizinischem Doktorat oder fortgeschrittene AssistenzärztInnen mit FMH oder AusländerInnen mit Aequivalenz des Schweizer Staatsexamens nach mindestens 2-jähriger Anstellungszeit an den Universitätskliniken in Basel, Baselland und Aarau in Innerer Medizin oder einem Spezialgebiet der Inneren Medizin.
Deadline

01.09.
 

Target Group

Postdocs

Faculty

all

Description

Aimed at young researchers who wish to conduct, manage and lead an independent project at a Swiss higher education institution. The funding scheme would like to promote qualified researchers from Switzerland as well as excellent researchers from abroad. For medical practitioners: at least three years of clinical/practical experience after graduating (certificate as a specialist FMH is an advantage). Application may generally be submitted up to nine years after obtaining the medical licence (state examination).

Deadline

01.11.

Source
Target Group

Postdoc
 

Faculty

all

Description

Aimed at excellent female researchers from Switzerland and abroad who aspire to a professorship in Switzerland. PRIMA grantees lead their own research project at a Swiss higher education institution.

Deadline

01.11.

Target Group

MD, PhD

Faculty

med.

Description

The SAMW and the Gottfried und Julia Bangerter-Rhyner-Stiftung are jointly launching the funding programme «Young talents in clinical research». The aim of this programme is to enable young, interested medical doctors to have a first research experience by funding «protected time» for research and «project grants».

Deadline

30.11.2020

Target Group

MD, PhD

Faculty

med.

Description

Designed to enable research-oriented physicians to complete a second course of study at a Swiss scientific faculty leading to the conferral of a doctorate.

Deadline

15.12.2020

Target Group

MA, MSc

PhDs

Faculty

all

Description

Provide nonrecurring grants for special applications with regard to completing a doctorate/PhD or master’s degree.

Deadline

ongoing

Source
Target Group

as of PhD

Faculty

all

Description

Grants which facilitate the transfer as well as the acquisition of methods and knowledge in research.

Deadline

ongoing

Target Group

Postdocs

Faculty

all

Description

Enhance the creative and innovative potential of experienced researchers, wishing to diversify their individual competence in terms of skill acquisition through advanced training, international and intersectoral mobility.

Deadline

see website

Target Group

Postdocs, Group Leaders

Faculty

all

Description

Designed to support talented young Principal Investigators (2-7 years post-PhD experience) with an excellent research proposal. Up to €1.5 mio are available for projects of up to 5 years of duration.

Deadline

see website

Target Group

Advanced Researchers

Faculty

all

Description

The scheme targets researchers who have already established themselves as top independent research leaders. It is designed to allow outstanding research leaders of any nationality and any age to pursue ground-breaking, high-risk projects in Europe.

Deadline

see website

Target Group

Advanced Researchers, Group Leader

Faculty

all

Description

Designed to support excellent Principal Investigators at the career stage at which they are consolidating their own independent research team (7-12 years post-PhD experience). Up to €2 mio are available for projects of up to 5 years duration.

Deadline

see website

Target Group

Advanced Researchers

Faculty

all

Description

Applications for two different funding lines. Funding line Research and Innovation: seed financing for research proposals. Funding line Teaching: for the development of attractive teaching or study programmes.

Deadline

see website

Target Group

MD, PhD

Faculty

all

Description

The Käthe Zingg-Schwichtenberg Fund of the SAMS supports research projects in biomedical ethics. The 2019 call is thematically open and intended for junior researchers wishing to develop an original, independent research project and to facilitate the transition to the next step of their academic career.

Deadline

see website

Target Group

Main authors

Faculty

all

Description

The University of Basel supports researchers with Open Access publications. For Open Access publications for which the Article Processing Charge (APC) cannot be covered by third-party funding, the University can provide up to CHF 2'500 per publication.

Deadline

see website

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