Contents: Supporting universities through annual contributions to the development, expansion and the running of doctoral programmes.
Target group: The programme addresses higher education institutions and not individual doctoral candidates.
Duration: The programme is part of the federal project contributions 2017–2020. Due to the Covid-related situation, the Swiss Hochschulkonferenz decided on 26 November 2020 to extend the programme up to 31 December 2021.
Call for tenders: The universities were invited to submit applications for the funding of new doctoral programmes in 2016. TP1 Doctoral Programmes of the Universities will not be continued in 2021–2024