PhD fellowships in Mathematics, University of Fribourg, Switzerland

Several PhD Positions in Mathematics are available at The Department of Mathematics at the University of Fribourg (Switzerland). The university invites applications for one or several in any of the research areas represented at the Department of Mathematics such as Geometry, Topology, Algebra, Combinatorics, Geometric Analysis, Probability Theory, or Numerical Analysis.

Candidates must have a M.Sc. degree in Mathematics or an equivalent education. A good command of German or French or the willingness to learn one of the two languages within a relatively short period of time is required.

The PhD positions are on a full-time basis and come with a competitive salary and teaching assistantship. PhD students are integrated in the Swiss Doctoral Program of Mathematics, jointly offered with neighboring universities.

Inquiries and applications should be sent by email to and should include a letter of motivation, a curriculum vitae, a list of courses taken in mathematics, and a description of the candidate’s research interests. Moreover, two letters of recommendation should be mailed to the same address above, ideally directly by the letter writers. There is no deadline for applications.


Job location: University of Fribourg, Chemin du Musée 23, 1700 Fribourg, Switzerland

Contact and application information

Deadline:  Thursday, December 31, 2015
Contact name:
Department of Mathematics, Univeristy of Fribourg
Contact email:

Category: Graduate student fellowships