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Excellence Program (PhD) – Digital Society Initiative

The Digital Society Initiative (DSI) offers an Excellence Program for new and prospective doctoral students at the University of Zurich (UZH) who are interested in digital transformation. As a complementary curriculum to a doctoral program, general doctorate or doctoral subject, it prepares students from all disciplines for an environment in which interdisciplinary collaboration on digitalization topics is a top priority.

The call for application with a scholarship for program start in 2024 is open from 15 November 2023 to 15 January 2023!

  • Scholarship duration: The scholarship runs for the maximum of four years
  • Scholarship type: The DSI scholarship is a personal grant to the doctoral candidate, independent of a specific research project or supervisor.

More information about the DSI Excellence Program open call

More information about the scholarship

Apply by 15 January 2023 through the DSI website.