With Doc.CH, the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) supports outstanding young researchers who wish to work on a dissertation in the humanities and social sciences at a Swiss higher education institution.
The grant comprises the grantee's own salary and covers further costs directly linked to the project.
from 2 to max. 4 years
In its 2025-2028 multi-year program, the SNSF states that, in the future, it will focus on direct career development starting at the postdoctoral level and will discontinue the Doc.CH program from 2025.
The last two submission deadlines will therefore be 15 September 2023 and 15 March 2024. For budgetary reasons, there will no longer be a submission deadline in autumn 2024.