Grants for scientific retreats
In order to promote academic excellence at the University of Basel, the President’s Board of the university allocates annual grants to PhD students or Postdocs for the organization of a research retreats for junior researchers. While also fostering scientific exchange, the retreats offer PhD students and Postdocs the possibility to present their own research, to receive feedback and input for their research. The funds are awarded for disciplinary and interdisciplinary research retreats on an internal, national and international level as well as specific research retreats, such as PhD retreats or PhD days involving external experts.
1 February and 1 October
Annual budget: CHF 60,000
Max. grant per event: CHF 10,000
Fill out application form online, print out the PDF version and submit it to us via postal mail or in person together with the following documents:
- Application form
- Concept and program
- Detailed budget
- Speaker(s) and their role
In case of a submission by doctoral students/postdocs: If the supervising professor does not participate in the retreat (list of participants/collaborators), evidence has to be provided that he/she is aware of the event taking place.
The application has to be handed in as a hardcopy.
Monday to Thursday