Funding options

Here follows a list of options for the financing of your doctoral thesis:

In Switzerland Abroad
For an assistantship at the University of Fribourg, please visit the Open Positions Doc.Mobility (SNSF)
SNSF-Funded Research Project (submitted by the thesis director)  Mobility Grants for SNSF Doctoral Students
Doc.CH in the Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) CRUS-Funded Study Abroad Scholarships
Gender equality grant is available to women researchers at doctoral or postdoctoral level who are employed in SNSF-funded projects and career funding schemes
Short-Term Scholarships (4-6 months) offered to foreign students by the University of Fribourg
Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships for Foreign Scholars and Artists Scholarships offered by the State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI): Swiss Bilateral Programmes (designed to promote and reinforce research cooperations with non-European priority countries) and Grants for the European University Institute in Florence 
Private Foundation Grants
A combination of the above-listed funding schemes

There also exist occasional funding opportunities:

In Switzerland

Operating Funds for Academic Publications 
CSWM Funding for Continuing Education Meant to contribute financially to the enhancement of researchers' profiles


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