Regarding funding, this site offers information on

  1. funding for whole doctorates for potential applicants,
  2. funding for matriculated doctoral students at the Faculty of Theology of the University of Bern.

Doc.CH (Swiss National Science Foundation)

Doc.CH is offered by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) and aimed at promising researchers who wish to write a doctoral thesis on a topic of their own choice in the humanities and social sciences in Switzerland. Besides the salary of the doctoral student, the grant may include a contribution towards costs directly related to project implementation. The grant can be awarded for 2 to 4 years.

Funding for Ordained Ministers (Reformed Church of Bern-Jura-Solothurn)

The Reformed Church of Bern-Jura-Solothurn offers grants for ordained ministers who are accepted by the Reformed Church of Bern-Jura-Solothurn.

Further Funding Opportunities

The Intermediate Staff Association of the University of Bern (MVUB) has collected links regarding further possiblities for funding doctoral studies.

Doctoral Programme

Doctoral students who are matriculated at the Faculty of Theology of the University of Bern can request funding for research purposes from the Doctoral Programme. Further information and a form for requests can be found here in German:

Further Research Funding

Information on further research funding for matriculated doctoral students is collected on the site of the Intermediate Staff of the Faculty of Theology.