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Studies in Language and Society, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #101 (ARWU) Bern, Switzerland
The PhD program Studies in Language and Society is a Research based and thematically focused and interdisciplinary research program designed to promote and foster the training of PhD students who do research on the interconnection of language and society.
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Overview

The doctoral program Studies in Language and Society (SLS) offers a broad interdisciplinary spectrum of methodological and theoretical approaches adopted from sociolinguistics, discourse analysis and other academic fields relevant for the combined examination of language and society.

Primarily, the program is oriented towards specific topics. It aims at a methodologically refined examination of sociolinguistic, discourse analytical or related matters of interest as well as positioning one’s own research within the scientific context opened up by the spectrum of language and Society.

Detailed Programme Facts

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  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

      Graduate schools, doctoral programmes and doctoral studies last 3-5 years.

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

For more information, please visit the programme website.

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

For information on application requirements please visit the website of the Graduate School: 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.
  • National

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