Ph.D. On Campus


University of Bern

36 months
370 EUR/year
370 EUR/year
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The doctoral program in Mathematics from University of Bern offers candidates, through concrete research projects, the opportunity to deepen their mathematical knowledge and to develop the necessary skills for independent scientific work.


Key Features

Mathematics students from University of Bern can participate in the Swiss Doctoral Program in Mathematics, which is organized in collaboration with the mathematical departments of the universities of Basel, Fribourg, Neuchatel, Geneva and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne.

Programme Structure

  • The doctoral program consists mainly of independent scientific work.
  • The candidates have the opportunity to present their findings at conferences and workshops.
  • They work as assistants, providing support for the lectures organized by the institute.
  • The standard time for the PhD program is 3-4 years.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

For admission at doctoral level, you must

  • hold a master's degree or a licentiate from a Swiss university or Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, or an equivalent university degree and
  • you must also fulfill any other requirements set out by the relevant faculty or graduate school (e.g. specific average grades or a specific result in your master's degree, licentiate, diploma or state exams).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    370 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 185 EUR per semester during 36 months.
  • National

    370 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 185 EUR per semester during 36 months.

CHF 200

Living costs for Bern

1655 - 2130 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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