Research Funding for Junior Researchers

Overview and Services

Course Information

  • Tuesday, September 24, 2019,
    12:15 PM till 2:00 PM
  • Registration Opens
    August 7, 2019, 9:00 AM
    Registration Deadline
    August 27, 2019
    Course Fees
    This course is free of charge and for current and future doctoral candidates and postdocs of the University of Basel (max. 35 participants).
    Madeleine Gloor
    Dr. Caroline Peneff-Verheyden
    Agnes Hess Bumbacher
    Mariafranca Tassielli
    Organized by

    Career Advancement
    University of Basel


    Grants Office
    University of Basel

    in collaboration with

    Graduate Center
    Transferable Skills
    GRACE Homepage


    This event will give an overview about career funding opportunities of the European and Swiss research funding programs for current and future PhD candidates and Postdocs. 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, Grants Office).


    • Services from the University of Basel (Travel Grant, University Research Fund)

    • Swiss National Science Foundation career funding instruments (Doc.CH (GSW), Mobility fellowships, Prima, Ambizione, SNSF Eccellenza)

    • Career funding opportunities in Horizon 2020 (Marie Sklodowska Curie, Euraxess, ERC)

    • Information about the Research Professional Platform

    • General information and advice for applicants.


    • Short presentation by experts of the Nachwuchsförderung and Grants Office

    • Infos and material provided

    • Open questions from the audience (in English or German possible)

    Target Group

    Current and future Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

    About the Trainer

    Agnes Hess
    Mariafranca Tassielli
    Caroline Peneff
    Madeleine Gloor


    1.5 h information followed by a session for questions.


    Registrations will be processed according on a “first come, first served” principle. The course registration will be confirmed by email. The registration to a course makes the participation in the full training mandatory. For this workshop unexcused absence and cancellation of the workshop after the registration deadline leads to a penalty fee of CHF 30.00. (send an email to Please find the detailed regulations on the Transferable Skills Homepage.


    Universität Basel, Rosshof, Schnitz Rosshofgasse 2, 4051 Basel

    Rosshofgasse (Schnitz) - Seminarraum S 02

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