In the academic field, it is important for scientific progress to find the right partners. It is nevertheless equally important to be able to call on the opinions of reliable experts at key moments. The University of Bern offers a range of services designed to provide individual feedback and foster personal development.
There are a number of mentoring offers which apply primarily to women, as well as a coaching offer for post-PhD students. The Grants Office of the Office of the Vice Rector for Research supports candidates who are in the second phase of applying for an SNSF-sponsored professorship or an ERC grant. The Department of BioMedical Research supports medical researchers with a mentoring scheme on submission of an application for SNSF project funding.