University of St. Gallen International Postdoctoral Fellowships in Switzerland

The University of St. Gallen is inviting applications for International Postdoctoral Fellowships in Management, Economics, Law, Social Sciences, and International Affairs. Fellowships are awarded to young researchers regardless of their nationality.

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  • Course Level: Fellowships are available to pursue a postdoctoral research project at the University of St.Gallen.
  • Study Subject: Fellowships are awarded in the field of Management, Economics, Law, Social Sciences, and International Affairs.
  • Scholarship Award: Funding:
  • Own salary (salary category F8) at a maximum employment rate of 75 percent (ca. CHF 85’000 p.a. including social security benefits and professional pension)
  • Congress subsidies at an amount of CHF 2’500 p.a.
  • Indispensable research costs
  • Workplace and IT equipment
  • Nationality: All nationalities
  • Number of Scholarships: Numbers not given.
  • Scholarship can be taken in Switzerland

Eligibility for the Scholarship: 

Eligible Countries: Fellowships are awarded to young researchers regardless of their nationality.

Entrance Requirements:

  • Researchers who hold a doctorate (PhD) or will complete their doctorate within the next six months
  • External applicants with a doctorate (PhD) must have obtained their degree a maximum of two years prior to the submission deadline of the HSG Research Committee.

English Language Requirements: Fellows must meet the university’s English Language Requirements.

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Application Procedure:

How to Apply: Application documents:

  • Application form
  • Research proposal
  • CV
  • List of publications
  • Diploma (copy Master / PhD degree)
  • Invitation letter of one or more processors of the University of St.Gallen
  • only for applicants without doctorate: letter of the PhD supervisor providing information about the status of the doctoral thesis and the prospective date of the final examination

Application Deadline: January 10, March 1, September 1, November 2

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