Financial Support

Financial support in the first year of your PhD

In the first year of your PhD thesis you can get a maxiumum of CHF 500 for visiting a language course in English or German.

You need to present the original bill as well as the course certificate not later than six months after the end of the course to Maristella Gmünder (Office 34 G 69). No money will be refunded when submitting the documents after this deadline.

 

Financial support from the second year on of your PhD

The CMSZH supports  your participation at conferences to present your latest results or courses (travel, accommodation, registration fee).The amount of money will be restricted to max. 500 CHF per student (per year).

Please fill in the form (PDF, 225 KB) and send it to Maristella Gmünder before the conference / course takes place.

After the conference/course, please bring all original receipts and the confirmation of participation to Maristella Gmünder, Department of Chemistry, office 34 G 69 not later than three months after the end of the conference.  No money will be refunded when submitting the application after this deadline. Please have your employee Nr. ready (Nr. on your employee batch).

employee batch

 

NEW:

In 2021, due to the circumstance, that nearly no conferences are taking place, you can alternatively also take a language course in English or German. Please be aware, that the amount of CHF 500 can only be paid once per year/per student. You can either take a language course or visit a conference.

You need to present the original bill as well as the course certificate not later than six months after the end of the course to Maristella Gmüncer (Office 34 G 69). No money will be refunded when submitting the documents after this deadline.

 

Financial support for printing PhD theses

The CMSZH contributes to a maximum of CHF 500 to your printing costs of the PhD thesis.Financial support will only be granted to students that have been participating actively in the CMSZH. At least the participation in one CMSZH retreat is required to be eligible for reimbursement of printing costs.

The following conditions must be fullfilled:

  • The Logo of the CMSZH must be included on the back cover.
  • The CMSZH must be mentioned in the acknowledgements.
  • Two copies must be left with CMSZH.

The original bill must be presented to Maristella Gmünder (Office 34 G 69). The bill has to be handed in at the latest six months after the defense. No money will be refunded when submitting the bill after this deadline.