You would like to start a research project at the University of Basel? In this case you need a contact person and a host institute. You apply with your research idea or your exposé directly to the responsible person in the relevant research area or to open positions at the University of Basel. If no other means are available for funding, consult the following offers.
SNSF Starting Grants
The SNSF Starting Grants are aimed at researchers who wanted to apply for the ERC Starting Grants, SNSF Eccellenza or PRIMA to lead their own research project and research team at a university in Switzerland. The funding instrument is open to all disciplines and topics. Researchers from all countries can participate. Applicants can apply for a maximum budget of CHF 1.8 million for a period of five years.
Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships for Foreign Scholars and Artists
The Federal Commission for Scholarships of the Swiss Confederation awards various scholarships to foreign researchers. These scholarships offer researchers of all disciplines the opportunity to continue their doctoral or postdoctoral research at a Swiss public or state-recognized university. Scholarships and conditions depend on the country of origin.
ERC Starting Grants
If you apply for an ERC StG at the University of Basel or if you transfer your ERC StG to the University of Basel, we offer you:
- An assistant professorship for the duration of the ERC project, the salary for the research part (about 80%) will be covered by the ERC grant, the salary for teaching (20%) will be covered by the university.
- An outstanding, innovative research environment for young talented scientists at one of the top universities in the heart of Europe.
Are you interested in coming to the University of Basel with an ERC Starting Grant? Please contact the Grants Office: email@example.com
EU: Marie Skłodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellowships
Marie Skłodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellowships (PF) offer an opportunity to experienced researchers to diversify their creative and innovative potential through advanced training as well as international and intersectoral mobility and to further develop their individual competences. Postdoctoral Fellowships thus enable the acquisition and transfer of knowledge through research work in a European (EU member states and associated countries) or non-European context.
EMBL Fellow Programmes
The European Molecular Biology Laboratory is an intergovernmental organization that specializes in basic research in the life sciences. The organization consists of 21 member states, one potential candidate and two affiliated countries. There are currently 85 independent research groups working in the field of molecular biology at EMBL.
Human Frontier Science Fellowships
HFSP postdoctoral fellowships encourage young scientists to expand their research skills by exploring new fields of research through working in a different country. HFSP fellowships last for three years. Fellows can either spend the entire duration in their host country or return to their home country for the final year or spend this year in another HFSP member country.
FAQ - International Incoming
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