All PhD candidates have a secure position or a fellowship for the duration of their doctoral project, which is based on the financial and time requirements of the SNSF (Swiss National Science Foundation).
The transitions from one qualification phase to the next are anticipated and supported.
The compatibility of family and career is made possible by UZH. For example, UZH offers flexible childcare near UZH workplaces.
The individual or general outline of rights and responsibilities is explained at the beginning of employment. The regulations regarding protected time for doctoral candidates and assistants are observed.