social sciences

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. The two researchers work in the field of disaster management, resilience, and risk and crisis communication.
Medicine - Social Sciences Dec 6
Medicine - Social Sciences

Bern, 06.12.2016 - Honey bee (Apis mellifera) colonies are complex societies, in which work is not distributed by a central power.

Social Sciences Nov 15
Social Sciences

Switzerland is one the world's top countries in terms of per capita consumption of fair trade products.

Currently 16 jobs in field Social Sciences.
Selected Jobs
Social Sciences - 23.02
Direktor/in Hochschule für Soziale Arbeit Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz, Olten
Social Sciences - 21.02
Dozent/in und Projektleiter/in (70-80%) Hochschule Luzern - Soziale Arbeit
Social Sciences - 14.02
Dissertationsstelle in Fachdidaktik Natur, Mensch, Gesellschaft PH Luzern, Luzern 7
Social Sciences - 09.02
Postdoctoral position in Big Data and Data Science Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule Zürich, ETHZ
Social Sciences - 26.01
1-2 Post-Doctoral researchers University of Zurich
Social Sciences - 03.01
Postdoctoral Positions in Neuroscience of Social Decision Making University of Zurich
Employers of the Week
Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz
Hochschule Luzern - Soziale Arbeit
PH Luzern
Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule Zürich, ETHZ
University of Zurich
Continuing education for scientists and academics in Switzerland.
Chemistry »» 01.03.2017
Chimie et Toxicologie Analytiques ccCTA Centre de Compétence en Chimie et Toxicologie Analytiques
Business/Economics »» 28.02.2017
Gestion culturelle University of Geneva
Social Sciences »» 06.03.2017
Justice juvénile University of Geneva
Agronomy/Food Science »» 30.03.2017
Patrimoine viticole et vignobles romands 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.