Doc.CH: Grants for doctoral students in the humanities and social sciences

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.

Eligibility requirements

  • Swiss Master degree OR foreign Master degree and Swiss nationality OR foreign Master degree and matriculation at the envisaged higher education institution in Switzerland by the submission deadline
  • Submission max. 3 years after master
  • Past or prospective mobility
  • 2 supervisors: main supervisor (place of matriculation for doctorate) and co-supervisor (at another higher education institution)

from 2 to max. 4 years

Submission deadlines
15 March and 15 September

Further information and the Doc.CH regulations can be found on the SNSF website.