Society in Science - The Branco Weiss Fellowship

Society in Science – The Branco Weiss Fellowship is a unique postdoc program. It awards young researchers around the world with a generous personal research grant, giving them the freedom to work on whatever topic they choose anywhere in the world, for up to five years. This research fellowship is designed to support postdoctoral researchers after their PhD and before their first faculty appointment. Those in current postdoctoral positions are also eligible. Ideally, fellows pursue unconventional projects in new areas of science, engineering and social sciences. The amount granted is CHF 100'000 per year.


ETH Zurich
Rämistrasse 101
CH-8092 Zurich

Tel.: +41 44 632 20 84 (Sonja Isliker)
Tel.: +41 44 632 81 46 (Kathrin Ringger)



January 15



up to 5 years

Level of education

Researcher with Ph.D.

Funding Types

scholarships / personnel costs


max. CHF 600'000 for five years

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