Opportunities within the Statistics programme at the University of Bern
The aim of the programme is to undertake research in probability, statistics, finance or actuarial science. It is expected that the research 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 the Programme doctoral en Statistique et Probabilités Appliquées. Furthermore, PhD students are required to attend seminars organized by IMSV and also present their results there.
- 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.
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
- To be admitted to the PhD program, one needs a master's or equivalent degree in Mathematics or Statistics with good or excellent grade.
- There are different admission requirements for applicants with a Swiss degree and applicants with an international degree.
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.
Potential funding of a PhD project is the responsibility of the corresponding supervisor. For detailed information, please get in touch with one of the institute's professors or with the program administration in Statistics.
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Updated in the last 6 months
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