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Graduate School of Chemical and Molecular Sciences Zurich

Financial Support

Financial support for language courses

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 one month after the end of the course to Sabine Stockhause (Office 38 H 10). No money will be refunded when submitting the documents after this deadline.

If you visit a language course you can not ask for financial support for visiting a conference in the same year.

Financial support for visiting conferences

The CMSZH supports your participation at conferences to present your latest results or courses (travel by train (2nd class ticket, half price), accommodation (max. 3 stars hotel), registration fee). The amount of money is restricted to max. 500 CHF per student / year.

Before the conference:

  • Fill in the form (PDF, 260 KB) and send it to Felix Zelder before the conference / course takes place. Your application needs to be approved by the CMSZH.
  • Be aware that no money will be refunded for flight tickets.

After the conference:

  • Bring all original receipts and the confirmation of participation to Sabine Stockhause, Department of Chemistry, office 38 H 10  not later than one month after the end of the conference.
  • No money will be refunded when submitting the application after this deadline.
employee batch
  • Please have your employee Nr. ready (Nr. on your employee batch).