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University of Basel

Grants for scientific retreats

The University of Basel offers to junior academics annual grants for the organization of a research retreat. You as a group of researchers (PhDs, Postdocs) are entitled to organize a scientific retreat in order to present your projects to your supervisor as well as to invited international experts. The University of Basel will provide necessary funding (max. CHF 10'000 / event). Supported are disciplinary and interdisciplinary, national and international research retreats for PhDs and Postdocs.

Submission deadlines

1 February and 1 October

Budget information

Budget per year: CHF 60,000.


Fill out application form online, print out the PDF version and submit with the following documents:

  • Application form
  • Concept and program
  • Detailed budget
  • Speaker(s) and their role

Opening hours

Monday to Thursday (Thursday only in the morning)


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