The aim of the programme is to undertake research in probability, statistics, finance or actuarial science. It is expected that the reseach outcome is published in peer-reviewed journals and presented at international conferences. .
The doctorate students are not required to attend any courses for the purpose of getting the PhD degree. Still, they may attend all courses offered by IMSV and those from theProgramme doctoral en Statistique et Probabilités Appliquées. Furthermore, PhD students are required to attend seminars organized by IMSV and also present their results there.
Application deadline: October 15 (for spring Semester), March 31 (for fall Semester)
Doctoral students may attend all courses offered by IMSV and those from the Programme "doctoral en Statistique et Probabilités Appliquées": https://statistique.cuso.ch/accueil/ (in French)
This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.
To be admitted to the PhD program, one needs a master's or equivalent degree in Mathematics or Statistics with good or excellent grade.
Application and admission
General information on admission at doctoral level:
For questions regarding application and admission, please contact the Admissions Office (ZIB).
The fee for doctoral students is 200 CHF per semester. Additionally, a registration fee of 100 CHF is charged for the first or re-admission.
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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