Sandrine Vuilleumier


Sandrine Vuilleumier studied Egyptology and comparative history of religions at the University of Geneva, where she was a research and teaching assistant from 2000 to 2007. She was awarded a Princeton Research Grant in 2004 and a SNSF Young Researcher Fellowship in 2005 to continue the editio princeps of an unpublished manuscript. In 2010, Sandrine Vuilleumier completed her PhD with the highest distinction at the University of Geneva with the thesis Le P. Princeton Pharaonic Roll 10. Contribution à l’étude des rituels de l’Égypte ancienne. Thanks to a SNSF Advanced Researcher Grant, Sandrine Vuilleumier continued her research on rituals and Osiris cults as a postdoctoral researcher at University of Heidelberg since 2012. Since 2020, she has been leading an archaeological mission in Deir el-Medina in collaboration with the Institut français d’archéologie orientale in Cairo. In the same year, she was awarded the Max Serres Prize by the Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres in Paris.
Since February 2021, Sandrine Vuilleumier has been the only scholar in Ancient History and Classical Studies in Switzerland to lead an SNSF PRIMA project with her own research team.


Prof. Dr. Sandrine Vuilleumier

Universität Basel

Departement Altertumswissenschaften

Petersgraben 51

CH-4051 Basel



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