At Statistics from University of Geneva master students with a solid background in Mathematics, or Statistics, are strongly encouraged to apply for admission. Motivated students with a quantitative background in a different field are also eligible for admission.
Students are required to submit their thesis subject within the Scientific Committee’s set deadline (but no later than four semesters after admission). The Ph.D. manuscripts should be submitted at the latest during the 9th semester. Within 3 months, the thesis committee and the Ph.D. candidates will meet – in a form decided by the president of the thesis committee – to discuss the theses. At the end of this meeting, the thesis committee may request changes.
Students at Finance from University of Statistics will:
- gain high-quality education for an academic career in the field of Statistics
- benefit from their close interaction with the faculty, dedicated PhD classes and research seminars, and regular brown bag talks with renowned visiting scholars.
- Advanced Statistical Inference
- Selected Topics in Statistics
- Model selection in high dimensions
- Policy and program evaluation : statistical and econometric tools
- CUSO Doctoral School in Statistics and Applied Probability
- Research Seminar in Statistics
- PhD Research Workshop
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- The letter from their potential thesis advisor
- A motivation letter mentioning "Application for PhD program in Statistics"
- Their CV
- A copy of their diplomas
- If available, copies of their bachelor and master exam transcripts
- The names of two academic references who can be contacted.
International924 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 462 EUR per semester during 60 months.
EU/EEA924 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 462 EUR per semester during 60 months.
CHF 500.- per semester
Living costs for Genève
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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