social sciences

Social Sciences - Psychology Nov 6
Social Sciences - Psychology
Children and adolescents regularly confronted with violence in their community have a greater tendency to show antisocial behavior. This finding was reported by researchers from the University of Basel and the University Psychiatric Hospital Basel.
Careers - Social Sciences Sep 7
Careers - Social Sciences

What determines career success' This question has occupied career research, career counseling, organisations and private persons for decades.

Social Sciences Aug 28
Social Sciences

Children in the German-speaking part of Switzerland who utilise extended education offerings in the first two years of primary school generally perform no better in school than other children, an SNSF-funded project has found.

Currently 14 jobs in field Social Sciences.
Selected Jobs
Social Sciences - 12.01
Wissensch. Mitarbeiter/in (80–100 %) Personalmanagement und Organisation Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz FHNW, Olten
Business/Economics - 12.01
Assistant Professorship in Economics of Child and Youth Development University of Zurich
Environment - 14.12.2017
PhD Position in Social Sciences with a specific focus on Forest Policy Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule Zürich, ETHZ
Environment - 14.12.2017
Doktorandenstelle im Bereich Sozialwissenschaften mit Fokus Waldpolitik Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule Zürich, ETHZ
Social Sciences - 08.12.2017
2 Postdoctoral University of Zurich
Medicine/Pharmacology - 07.11.2017
Post-doctorant-e University of Geneva
Employers of the Week
Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz FHNW
University of Zurich
Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule Zürich, ETHZ
University of Geneva
Continuing education for scientists and academics
Earth Sciences »» 01.02.2018
Energy geostructures analysis and design EPFL, Lausanne
Business/Economics »» 01.03.2018
Gouvernance de l’information en organisation, protection des données University of Geneva
Chemistry »» 07.05.2018
Gestion des risques et dangers chimiques au laboratoire EPFL, Lausanne

Research

  • The Swiss Foundation for Research in Social Sciences (FORS) provides services to conduct research and to publish and disseminate research findings in the social sciences. The Swiss Foundation for Research in Social Sciences publish a complete inventory of Swiss social research. It is located in the University of Lausanne.
  • The program IRIS (Intégration, Régulation et Innovation Sociales) is a research and postgraduate education program. It is a part of the pool SVS (Science, Vie et Société) of the University of Lausanne, Geneva and of the EPFL. It associates scientists and researchers in human and social sciences.

Funding possibilities

  • The Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) is Switzerland’s leading provider of scientific research funding and support also the research in humanities and social sciences. Any researcher working in Switzerland can ask for a grant. SNSF project funding grants cover direct research costs (staff salaries, materials, travel costs etc.).

Organisations

  • The Academy for the humanities and the social sciences is the umbrella organisation for the humanities and social sciences. It groups approximately 60 scientific societies which represent the wide spectre of the disciplines of the human and social sciences. Its mission ist to represent the interests of the human and social sciences, to put in network the disciplines and to promote the new subjects of scientific importance.