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University of Basel

Guest Lectures

Guest speakers may apply for funding for travel and accommodation costs, provided they contribute to the further qualification of PhD students at the University of Basel as part of research and/or graduate events. Members of University of Basel teaching staff may submit an application with regard to specific events for PhD candidates.

Also eligible for funding are the travel and accommodation costs of a guest speaker (no fee) in connection with an event for early career researchers at the University of Basel.

Submission deadlines

February 1, June 1, October 1

By the decision of the Albrecht family, the capital of the former Albrecht scholarship fund may be used for the travel expenses of international guest speakers, preferably in the humanities and cultural studies disciplines.


Application form Please have the guest speaker complete this form online and submit the PDF print-out with the following documents:

  • Program
  • budget
  • List of participants

The Vice Rector of Research is responsible for the approval of funding. There is no legal entitlement to the granting of funding.

Opening hours

Monday till Thursday (Tuesday and Wednesday only in the morning)


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