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Theoretical Astrophysics and Cosmology

University of Zurich

36 months
Duration
284 EUR/year
284 EUR/year
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About

The Theoretical Astrophysics and Cosmology PhD program from University of Zurich is focused on carrying out original research. 

Overview

Study Theoretical Astrophysics and Cosmology at University of Zurich 

  • The Theoretical Astrophysics and Cosmology PhD program from University of Zurich includes a curricular part for which doctoral students must obtain at least 12 ECTS credits. 
  • These can be obtained in a variety of ways, such as by attending graduate schools, giving talks at conferences or by attending advanced lectures. 
  • Appropriate lecture courses will be chosen by the PhD advisor together with the doctoral student. 
  • Appropriate lecture courses will be chosen by the PhD advisor together with the doctoral student. Doctoral students are encouraged to attend weekly research seminars and the astrophysics journal club. 
  • Doctoral students are encouraged to attend weekly research seminars and the astrophysics journal club.
  • Additionally, doctoral students must assist with a lecture course for five semesters, for example, holding a problems class.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Astrophysical Thinking 
  • Advanced Topics of Theoretical Cosmology
  • Research Seminar Theoretical Astrophysics
  • Students Seminar
  • Galaxy and Star Formation
  • Teaching Advanced Microscopy for Life Science

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

12 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Admission to doctoral study is governed by the ordinance on admission to studies at the University of Zurich (Verordnung über die Zulassung an der Universität Zürich VZS). 
  • The main requirement for admission to doctoral study is a Master's degree from a university or an equivalent degree. Each PhD project must receive approval from a professor at the Faculty of Science or from a person who has the right to confer a PhD at the Faculty of Science
  • As a rule, the language of instruction in the PhD programs is English. All applicants whose native language is not English, or whose prior studies have not been conducted in English, are required to provide proof of sufficient knowledge of English. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    284 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 142 EUR per semester during 36 months.
  • National

    284 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 142 EUR per semester during 36 months.
  • Tuition fee is 150 CHF per semester

Living costs for Zürich

1920 - 2572 CHF /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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