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Networking Events

The networking events are a series of meetings in which junior researchers get the opportunity to discuss with established professors and experts about different topics related to science and career development.

Current Events

The two events for the year 2024 are currently being planned, the dates are: 14.05.2024 and 24.09.2024.

Past Events

26.09.2023 Science and Art. After an inspiring guided tour through the exhibition "Out of the Box" at Schaulager and a lecture on "Science and Art" by Prof. Simon Baier, junior researchers had the opportunity to network and exchange ideas. invitation; image 1; image 2

09.05.2023 Science and Mobility. Mobility can be a major challenge for junior researchers. Invited speakers talked about the impact of mobility on their scientific careers and their research projects. Alternative forms of mobility were also addressed. Invitation, image 1, image 2

22.09.2022 Science and society. What are the roles and tasks of researchers in communicating scientific finding and data to society? Invitation, image 1, image 2

16.06.2022 My life in science. Established professors discuss their "dos and don'ts", pitfalls and small successes of their life in academia. Invitation, image 1, image 2

Career Funding for PhDs and Postdocs


This event will give an overview about career funding opportunities in the European and Swiss research funding programes for current and future PhD students and Post Docs. The overall aim of this two-hour session is to provide information about fellowships which allow you to enhance your scientific profile in Switzerland or abroad and to give first insights into the main opportunities for career funding at different stages of a researcher career by experts of the University of Basel (Nachwuchsförderung, EUresearch).

 Please find more information here https://fortbildung.unibas.ch/willkommen 

Information event/workshop


You are (or are organizing) a group of about six to twelve people and would like to know more about the services offered by the Career Advancement Office as well as topics such as funding instruments and academic careers.

Content and format

Contact us to discuss topic, format and date.

Target groups

Institutions, groups of PhD candidates, postdocs and habilitation aspirants

Course instruction

Team of the Career Andvancement Office of the University of Basel involving additional speaker(s) by agreement (e.g. for process consulting in groups).

Course location and fee to be discussed.

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