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Global Studies, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #123 (QS) ,
Global Studies is concerned with processes and structures exemplifying both global and local complexities which it tries to address by, for example, studying the exchange and interdependencies between different cultural, political, linguistic, ethnic, and religious groups, communities, governmental and non-governmental institutions, media as well as real or imaginary spaces.

About

The Global Studies Doctoral Program– an offer to all doctoral students…

  • working on a topic that relates to questions about social, cultural or political global processes.
  • looking for an interdisciplinary environment to share and discuss their doctoral research projects.
  • wanting to further develop and strengthen their skills in networking, research organization, and presentation with regards to their individual doctoral research projects.
  • in need of some (limited) financial support for their research activities .

Credits and skills acquired in the framework of the interdisciplinary Global Studies Doctoral Program are listed in a Diploma Supplement, which will be handed out along with the doctoral degree certificate.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date

    Application deadline for the Graduate School: 15th August

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description
      Graduate schools, doctoral programmes and doctoral studies last 3-5 years.
  • Credits
    20 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Credits and skills acquired in the framework of the interdisciplinary Global Studies Doctoral Program are listed in a Diploma Supplement, which will be handed out along with the doctoral degree certificate. For earning this supplement, you will have to acquire a total of 20 ECTS that you can, as a rule, collect over the course of 6 terms. We believe that you are the expert when it comes to your doctoral research project, so you can acquire ECTS by attending from a wide variety of courses and events that are either compulsory (12 ECTS), compulsory-elective (8 ECTS), or elective (not credited).

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

For all requirements please visit:

http://www.cgs.unibe.ch/studies/doctoral_program/index_eng.html#pane119744

and

http://www.gsh.unibe.ch/application_and_regulations/applications/index_eng.html

Tuition Fee

  • International

    184 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 184 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    184 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 184 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

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.

Living costs for Bern

  • 1655 - 2130 CHF/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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