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University of Basel

Welcome to GRACE!

The Graduate Center creates optimal conditions for successful (post)doctoral studies. It contributes to the development of functioning structures in the field of doctoral studies at the University of Basel that are in line with the university’s mission statement and strategy as well as its quality standards and demand for competitiveness. GRACE promotes interdisciplinary exchange and prepares researchers for future challenges inside and outside of academia. In addition to offering various training formats and organizing networking events, GRACE is a contact and service point for concerns regarding all aspects of (post)doctoral studies.

News and Events

Welcome Day for PhDs and Postdocs

On September 28 from 12 to 1:30 p.m., the Welcome Day for new PhDs and Postdocs at the University of Basel took place online. Together with all central services of the university, GRACE provided new PhDs and Postdocs with important information for their time here in Basel – from Career Advancement to Transferable Skills. You can find the slides of the presentation here: Slides Presentation Welcome Day.

Cross-Border Education Grant 2022: Winners

The Cross-Border Education Grant of the University of Basel is intended to support cooperation projects in teaching at the master’s and (post)doctoral level within the trinational university network Eucor – The European Campus. The grant was awarded for the fifth time in 2022. The seven projects that received the Cross-Border Education Grant 2022 are listed on the website Cross-Border Education Grant.

diss:kurs 2022

diss:kurs is an event where PhD students and postdocs present their research project to a wider public. Impressions of the event on May 12, 2022 at Kaisersaal Theater Tabourettli and the videos of the presentations can be found on our diss:kurs website.

War in Ukraine

The University of Basel would like to offer refugee students and researchers from Ukraine the opportunity to live and work academically in Basel. The website War in Ukraine provides an overview of the offers.


The GRACE newsletter is sent out twice a year and contains news about the Graduate Center, references to events and information relevant to doctoral and postdoctoral researchers. In order to sign up for the newsletter, send an e-mail with “Newsletter” in the subject line to grace@unibas.ch.

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