Department for BioMedical Research (DBMR)

Travel Grants for PhD and MD, PhD Students

PhD and MD, PhD students of DBMR research groups have the possibility of applying for travel grants at the Graduate School for Cellular and Biomedical Sciences (GCB) of the University of Bern ( to attend scientific meetings.

The requirements for the successful submission of an application can be found at (Financial Aid à Conference).

The form to submit your application to the GCB can be downloaded from the GCB Homepage.

The maximal contributions are:

  • Meeting in Switzerland: CHF 600.-
  • Meeting in Europe: CHF 800.-
  • Meeting outside of Europe: CHF 1'200.-

Financial compensation will be refunded by the GCB after the event, upon submission of an invoice from the applicant's institution, including a list of expenses (foreign currencies converted to CHF), copies of receipts giving evidence of the effective costs, and a conference certificate where applicable, within one month after the conference.