7. Funding and employment

Secured funding and suitable employment in order to complete quality work quickly and at a high level

  • 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.

  • If doctoral candidates are working alongside their doctorate, this must be declared accordingly.