These grants are to support collaborative inter-university top research in the fields of engineering and environmental sciences (which includes bioengineering, but not life science or biology), in all medieval disciplines including medieval studies, as well as research in digital humanities at the intersection of Medieval Disciplines and Computing.
The grant aims to encourage research collaboration between two universities, namely the home university of the Master Thesis candidate and a hosting university or research institute, one of the two being preferably situated in Switzerland. The grant will cover travel and local living costs of the candidate while visiting the hosting university or research institute exclusively, plus limited expenses related to the research to be accomplished while at the hosting university.
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Three to six months.
A stipend of 1'900, -- Swiss francs per month to defray local living expenses at the hosting university or research institute, plus flat rate economy-class return airfare/train ticket from the home university to the hosting university, plus limited research expenditures for the duration of the stay at the hosting university or research institute.
No other fees and/or university overhead (tuition fees or visiting fees) will be covered.
The last installment of the grant (CHF 1'900.-) will be paid only upon receipt of a statement sent directly from the thesis advisor at the home university (the same who signed the project), confirming that the attendance was successfully completed.