social sciences

Medicine - Social Sciences Apr 3
Medicine - Social Sciences
How dangerous does the general public consider mentally ill people to be? Scientists at the University of Basel and the University Psychiatric Clinics Basel have investigated the factors that influence social stigma.
Social Sciences - Media Mar 17
Social Sciences - Media

A study on mobility patterns among young people shows that under-18s have a very positive image of cars.

Social Sciences Jan 2
Social Sciences

Timothy Prior and Florian Roth of the ‘risk and resilience' team at the Center for Security Studies (CSS) will be appearing as experts on today's SRF theme day on blackouts.

Currently 18 jobs in field Social Sciences.
Selected Jobs
Social Sciences - 20.04
Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin / Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter (60%) Hochschule Luzern - Soziale Arbeit
Social Sciences - 24.03
Dozentin / Dozent mit Projektverantwortung im Bereich Sozialmanagement Hochschule Luzern - Soziale Arbeit
Social Sciences - 23.03
Professore in Percorsi di vita e invecchiamento SUPSI, Manno
Computer Science/Telecom - 05.04
Postdoctoral position at DLAB EPFL, Lausanne
Social Sciences - 04.04
(Post-)Doktorand/in University of Zurich
Employers of the Week
Hochschule Luzern - Soziale Arbeit
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne, EPFL
University of Zurich
Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule Zürich, ETHZ
Continuing education for scientists and academics in Switzerland.
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MAS ETH in Architecture, Real Estate, Construction (MAS ETH ARC) Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule Zürich, ETHZ
Administration/Government »» 01.05.2017
CAS - Water Governance: frameworks and negotiation University of Geneva
Environment »» 15.06.2017
Geomatics for a Sustainable Environment University of Geneva
Business/Economics »» 04.08.2017
Internet of Things University of Geneva


  • 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.).


  • 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.