The “Swiss Graduate School for Cognition, Learning, and Memory” establishes and provides a semi-structured, research-oriented post-graduate curriculum for Ph.D. candidates, with the involvement of senior researchers and Ph.D. students working on issues related to human learning and memory.This will be done with the help of content-focused graduate courses, annual Summer Schools, and by providing an active research network and the necessary infrastructure for high-quality research of selected Ph.D. candidates.
PhD student members have to acquire 14 ECTS points of which a minimum of 7 ECTS points should be from our courses and one summer school. Other ECTS points can be acquired by following other courses (often methodological courses on measurement and data analysis or soft-skill courses such as presentation skills).
Overview of ECTS points that are awarded to courses:
This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.
To apply as a full member, PhD students
When research fits the scope of the graduate school, and the documentation is complete, the PhD student can become a member of the Graduate School. After becoming a member, the PhD student will receive a confirmation, which includes a listing of the thesis committee assigned to the PhD student member.
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.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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