Checklist for GlobalP3HS Applicants

You will need the following documents and information for the online application to GlobalP3HS.


  • 1. Personal details (Name, Place of birth, Nationality etc.)
  • 2. Contact information
  • 3. Information on your education and your language skills
  • 4. A short statement about your research experiences
  • 5. A short statement about your general scientific interest
  • 6. Contact details of at least one referee.
  • 7. Your research fields
  • 8. Your prime choice of Swiss universities
  • 9. Your prime choices as potential supervisor(s) (SSPH+ Faculty members only)


  • 1. Copy of Master’s Degree Diploma
  • 2. A certified translation of your Master’s Degree diploma
    Please not that in case that it is not in English, German, French, or Italian. The certified translation (confirmed with a stamp and signature) can be performed by either the institution that issued the original document or a sworn translator. You might find such an expert at
  • 3. Current CV (Curriculum vitae), short form
    For instructions please see: and
  • 4. Motivation letter (1 page, max. 350 words)
    that states your motivation to apply for SSPH+ PhD Program GlobalP3HS
  • 5. Copy of your valid passport or your valid official identity document/card (front and back, with picture)
  • 6. Any certificate/diploma (e.g. TOEFL or GRE) of your command in English (optional)

Additional document from candidates from LMIC

Candidates applying under the sandwich model from Low/Middle Income Countries (LMIC) (see definition World Bank) are required to submit one additional document:

  • 7. Letter of recommendation of (potential) PhD co-supervisor from LMIC


Dr. Marion Schulze
Hirschengraben 82
8001 Zürich

Useful information

Useful links for application

Application deadlines

  • 1st Call opens on 2 July 2018, 5pm CET;
    > go to application platform
  • 2nd Call opens on 3 December 2018
  • 3rd Call opens on 1 April 2019

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No 801076.