Ph.D. On Campus

Information Systems

University of Geneva

60 months
926 EUR/year
926 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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Information Systems from University of Geneva is a cutting edge program, allowing PhD students to develop fundamental models and theories of these disciplines and to create, design, and produce tomorrow’s prototype information systems and digital services.


Information Systems from University of Geneva major areas of research cover e-Health, pervasive computing, indoor positioning and indoor navigation, object localization, mapping, GIS, mobile sensors analysis, security and privacy, risk and compliance, service-level agreements, cloud computing, the Internet of Things, service innovation, formal methods and design, systems evolution, quality and interoperability,  autonomous and self-adaptive systems, trust-based systems, data science, and predictive analysis.

Students at Information Systems from University of Geneva will:

  • gain high-quality education for an academic career in the field of information systems. 
  • benefit from their close interaction with the faculty, dedicated PhD classes and research seminars, and regular brown bag talks with renowned visiting scholars. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Computing, 
  • Indoor positioning and indoor navigation, 
  • Object localisation, mapping, GIS, 
  • Mobile sensors analysis, 
  • Security and privacy, 
  • Risk and compliance, 
  • Service level agreements, 
  • Cloud computing, 
  • Internet of Things,

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You should hold, or at least receive upon arrival, a master’s degree or its equivalent in a discipline relevant to your study programme, from an accredited university.
  • A thesis proposal should be submitted that describes your research project.
  • All students must have an excellent command of English.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    926 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 463 EUR per semester during 60 months.
  • EU/EEA

    926 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 463 EUR per semester during 60 months.

CHF 500.- per semester

Living costs for Genève

1925 - 2850 CHF /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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