For the Geology (Earth Sciences) doctorate at the University of Bern you will need 6 to 8 semesters of study essentially consisting in research work in the laboratory or in the field. At the end you have to submit a research thesis, containing a few publications. A supervisor must be found at the institute before starting the admission process.
- 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.
- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesEarth Sciences Geology View 3 other PhDs in Earth Sciences in Switzerland
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
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).
International370 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 185 EUR per semester during 36 months.
National370 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 185 EUR per semester during 36 months.
Living costs for Bern
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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