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TP3: Cooperation between Swiss UASAs/UTEs and foreign universities (2017-2020)

Contents: Supporting cooperative projects at doctoral level between UASAs/UTEs and foreign higher education institutions

Target group: The programme addresses UASAs and UTEs in cooperation with foreign higher education institutions

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: UASAs and UTEs were invited to submit applications for funding in 2016 and 2017. Other calls for proposals take place in 2020 and 2021.

The sub-project «TP3: Cooperation between Swiss universities of applied sciences (UASA) / Swiss universities of teacher education (UTE) and foreign higher education institutions at doctorate level» promotes joint research projects in the field of doctoral studies, between UASA and UTE on the one hand, and foreign higher education institutions on the other. Support is given to cooperative projects in fields and disciplines that are not represented at Swiss universities. The doctoral degrees are issued by the foreign partner higher education institution.

The following cooperation projects have been accepted:

Call (2016)

Projects Partners

Doctoral Programme in Facility Management

  • IFM Institute of Facility Management
  • ZHAW Zürcher Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften, School of Life Sciences and Facility Management
  • Liverpool John Moores University (United Kingdom), Faculty of Engineering and Technology / School of Built Environment
  • Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) (Norway), Department of Architectural Design and Management

ECAM Graduate School Basel / Linz

  • Hochschule für Gestaltung und Kunst FHNW, Basel
  • Internationales Forschungszentrum Kulturwissenschaften, Wien
  • University of Art and Design Linz
  • metaLAB (at) Harvard

Fachdidaktik Art and Design

  • Zürcher Hochschule der Künste
  • PH Zurich
  • Academy of Fine Art, Design and Architecture Stuttgart ABKS

PhD in Practice in Curating

  • Zürcher Hochschule der Künste
  • University of Reading, UK

Practice-based PhD in Fine Arts and Transdisciplinarity

  • Zürcher Hochschule der Künste
  • University of Art and Design Linz

Formation pour le doctorat en travail social

  • HES-SO
  • SUPSI (HES co-requérante)
  • Université du Québec à Montréal (UQàM)