Key facts of the Climate Sciences programme at the University of Bern
The PhD program consists mainly of the PhD thesis involving 3 to 4 years (full time) of research work in a project within one of the research units of the faculty affiliated with the Graduate School of Climate Sciences. A MSc or a higher academic degree are the precondition for admission to the program.
- International Swiss Climate Summer School
- Colloquia, seminars and/or Oeschger Seminar Series
- Participation in an international conference, with talk or poster
- OCCR Climate Young Researchers Meeting
- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
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DisciplinesClimate Studies & Meteorology
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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Updated in the last 6 months
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