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Languages and Literatures in English, Doctorate

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University rank #101 (ARWU) Bern, Switzerland
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Overview

Key Features

As a university with eight faculties offering a full range of courses and an institution with a real emphasis on research, the University of Bern offers early career researchers attractive structures for a promising doctorate.

You can either take the doctorate within a graduate school or as part of an Languages and Literatures in English doctoral degree program, or you can even take a traditional individual doctorate. Graduate schools and doctoral degree programs are arranged on an interdisciplinary and/or interuniversity basis in many cases. In addition to research-related training and intensive support, these also offer excellent opportunities for networking within the academic community.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • You have the opportunity to write a doctoral degree, to take part in a structured doctoral program (PhD program) of the faculty or at a graduate school.

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • You hold an MA or equivalent of a state or registered university. Your final degree is at least "good". You meet all requirements of our PhD regulations.
  • First, please contact the Professor you want to supervise your dissertation. If you have questions, ask the Institute or the Dean's office. If the Professor agrees to supervise you, fill in the application form together - don't forget the Institute stamp and the supervisor's signature. There is one form each for students who hold a Swiss MA degree and for students with a foreign degree.
  • If you hold a Swiss MA, hand in all documents directly at the Dean's office. Complete the online registration at the ZIB at the same time.
  • If you do not hold a Swiss MA, hand in all documents directly at the ZIB. Complete the online registration at the ZIB at the same time.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    188 EUR/semester
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 188 EUR per semester and a duration of .
  • EU/EEA

    188 EUR/semester
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 188 EUR per semester and a duration of .
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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.

Funding

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