PhD and Job

Application and information

SNI PhD program

The University of Basel website provides more details of how to apply for doctoral programs.Website der Universität Basel

General information:

Swiss Federal Government scholarship
How to find a postdoc position.
How to fund scientific experience abroad.


Funding programs

University of Basel antelope program

The antelope program is aimed at highly qualified female doctoral students and postdocs in all faculties. For ten months, early career researchers receive tailored training and coaching. They can network with experts to help them systematically plan and develop their careers and prepare for future leadership and management assignments. The antelope program is exclusive, compact and free of charge. HomepageFlyer.

SNSF PRIMA program

PRIMA grants are aimed at excellent female researchers from Switzerland and other countries who are working toward a professorship in Switzerland. PRIMA grantees conduct an independent research project with their own team at a Swiss higher education institution.  Homepage

get on track – for doctoral students with family responsibilities

This program (Homepage) offers low-threshold funding and temporary support options to help doctoral students complete their qualification phase. Options include: 

  • Supplementary childcare
  • Tutorial assistant to take on certain tasks

stay on track – for outstanding postdocs in the first phase of motherhood

This program (Homepage) helps female postdocs to focus on their research by relieving them of certain duties on a semester-by-semester basis:

  • Teaching duties
  • Project leadership and academic administration
  • Routine work and lab activities



PhD positions

All new positions are now listed on the Nanoblog