' ); } ?>

Global School in Empirical Research Methods 2024

10 GSERM Scholarships

We are pleased to offer up to ten Scholarships to GBSN member schools from developing countries to the University of St. Gallen’s Global School in Empirical Research Methods (GSERM) in Switzerland in June 2024.  

The GSERM is a high-caliber integrated program teaching methodology for PhD students and postdocs from leading universities all over the world. The GSERM offers an attractive course-based learning atmosphere on different aspects of empirical research. GSERM is structured in different modules. Participants select one course per week as these courses are taught concurrently.

The scholarship will cover tuition and accommodation fees for up to two consequent weeks. Applicants can choose between the two session segments (Session I and II or Session II and III). Selected courses for each session(s) must be indicated in the application form.

Scholarship Terms

The scholarship will cover all tuition fees for the program and accommodation costs. Applicants will need to cover all other costs (flight, visa, living expenses, insurances, etc.).

How to Apply

All PhD students from GBSN Member Schools who meet the following eligibility requirements are invited to submit a completed application via the online portal. 

Eligibility Requirements

  1. Convincing motivation letter
  2. Excellent grades and performance
  3. Under 35 years of age is preferred; younger applicants will be preferred. 
  4. Enrolled PhD students at GBSN member schools from the following countries:
  • Algeria
  • Afghanistan
  • Bangladesh
  • Cambodia
  • Egypt
  • Ghana
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Jordan
  • Kenya
  • Lebanon
  • Morocco
  • Nigeria
  • Pakistan
  • Philippines
  • Senegal
  • South Africa
  • Thailand
  • Togo

Interested applicants should combine all five required application documents into one combined PDF file. Applications should be titled following this format “YOUR NAME_ GSERM SCHOLARSHIP PhD.”

Required Application Documents

  1. Detailed CV
  2. Last transcript or diploma
  3. Motivation letter
  4. Color copy of your passport (personal data and photo)
  5. Completed Application Form

Applicants must upload completed applications to the online submission portal by March 22, 2024 to qualify for a scholarship. The deadline for all applications for GSERM via GBSN is March 22, 2023

Applications will be reviewed by a selection committee at the University of St. Gallen. Only fully completed applications will be reviewed. 

Please only apply if you can afford travel and living expenses as well as costs for visa and insurances.

For more information, please visit the website www.gserm.org or contact Julie LaBelle, Member Engagement Coordinator, jlabelle@gbsn.org