Career and mobility
There are numerous funding opportunities for career advancement and academic mobility. We offer advice on the following dedicated programmes.
The SNSF offers various instruments for promoting careers from doctoral level onwards as well as funding for international mobility: Doc.CH, Postdoc.Mobility, Ambizione, Practice-to-Science, Eccellenza, Scientific Exchanges, Mobility grants in projects.
The European research and innovation programme Horizon Europe offers individual fellowships to researchers at all stages of their careers, in all fields of research and offers mobility funding (video):
- Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (Postdoctoral Fellowships, Doctoral Networks, Staff Exchanges)
- European Research Council (Starting Grant, Consolidator Grant, Advanced Grant, Synergy Grant)
EURAXESS provides information on mobility and career planning, allows access to European databases listing research vacancies and funding opportunities, and offers help in finding cooperation partners.
The swissuniversities programme of Cotutele and thesis partnerships provides subsidies for international mobility during doctoral studies. The swissuniversities website also lists information on various scholarships for students and researchers.
The Swiss Erasmus+ programme finances mobility-related activities and offers additional funding instruments to support and implement institutional partnerships and cooperation. The programme is managed by Movetia, the national exchange and mobility agency for training and further education.