International Postdoctoral Fellowships

"International Postdoctoral Fellowships" (IPF) in Management, Economics, Law, Social Sciences and International Affairs for young researchers regardless of their nationality.

  • Purpose: Pursuing a postdoctoral research project at the University of St.Gallen
  • Eligible persons:
  • 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
  • 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
  • Duration of funding: max. 36 months
  • Application documents:
    application form
    research proposal
    list of publications
    Diploma (copy Master / PhD degree)
    Invitation letter of one or more professors 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
  • Evaluation by: HSG's Research Committee

Please note the implementation provisions (right-hand navigation bar under Downloads). Before you apply for a fellowship, we recommend to arrange a consultation appointment.

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