SNSF - Doc.ch Last call

Research and Transfer Service

Submission deadline: 15 March 2024

Submission deadline: 15 March, 2024
Internal deadline: 

The Doc.CH grants require applicants to be matriculated as a PhD student. Please verify the internal matriculation process with the USI faculty of your interest well in advance if you are not yet a PhD Student as this might take several weeks.

The Doc.CH grants in the humanities and social sciences (HSS) are awarded by the SNSF to promising researchers who wish to write a dissertation in the humanities and social sciences in Switzerland on a topic of their own choice.

Eligibility criteria

- Swiss nationals or have a Swiss degree or are already matriculated as PhD students in CH

- Submission up to 3 years after master’s degree

- 2 supervisors from different institutions

- Applicants must be  matriculated as PhD students on the project’s starting date

Last call

As of 2025 the Doc.CH  scheme will be discontinued as per the Multiyear programme 2025-2028, where the SNSF will focus on career funding starting at the postdoc level.

For further information visit the SNSF official website or contact Ms. Martina Pestoni