Opportunities within the Philosophy programme at the University of Bern
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 a 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.
A successful doctorate at our faculty are the following aim:
- To enlarge the current understanding by doing innovative and high-quality work.
- To develop the skills to research in a substantial and integer way.
- To systematically comprehend a subject matter and to master one’s methods.
- To be able to analyse and synthesise new and complex ideas critically.
- To develop the competency to contribute to methodological, social, or cultural developments within the academic context.
- To fulfill national and international publication standards.
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
National370 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 185 EUR per semester
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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Updated in the last 6 months
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