Links and tips


Welcome Center at the International Office

The website of the Welcome Center at the University of Bern offers all the information you need to plan your stay in Bern and make a successful start.

Funding instruments

Doc.CH in the humanities and social sciences (HSS)

The Doc.CH (HSS) instrument for the promotion of excellence from the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) is targeted at highly promising researchers who would like to write a dissertation on a topic of their own choosing within the humanities and social sciences in Switzerland.

Church grants from the Reformed Church of Bern-Jura-Solothurn

The Reformed Church of Bern-Jura-Solothurn is keen for as many students as possible to be able to study theology, regardless of their financial situation. At the forefront of this initiative is the promotion of education as a kind of "second chance". Further information