Call of proposals for the Handschin-Prize 2018

20.03.2018 Add to calendar

Since 2007 the Swiss Society of Musicological Research (Schweizerische Musikforschende
Gesellschaft / Société Suisse de Musicologie) biannually awards the Handschin-Prize for junior researchers. The Handschin-Prize is endowed with 10’000 CHF. Since 2014 qualified candidates are invited to submit a proposal directly to the Society. The SMG/SSM will consider proposals by researchers having obtained their doctoral degree between 1.1.2016 - 31.12.2017 and

- who are Swiss citizens or
- who have obtained their doctorate at a Swiss Institution or
- who work at a Swiss musical institution for more than 25% since over one year or
- whose dissertation constitutes a substantial contribution to the study of Swiss music,
independently of the citizenship and academic affiliation of the applicant.

Applications can be submitted to the office of the SMG/SSM until 20.3.2018, electronic
submissions may be sent to the secretary Benedict Zemp (

Applications should include:
- the PhD thesis (printed and digital)
- a letter of motivation
- a Curriculum Vitæ

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Institut für Musikwissenschaft
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