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Economics (Track B)

University of Zurich

36 months
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278 EUR/year
278 EUR/year
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About

The international Economics (Track B) program at the University of Zurich offers a set of courses taught by internationally renowned scholars and world-class research opportunities. 

Overview

Doctoral students demonstrate a systematic understanding of a field of study and mastery of the skills and methods of research associated with that field. 

They can conceive, implement, and adapt a research process with scientific integrity. 

Structure

Doctoral students can undertake original research which expands existing knowledge through substantial research contributions. 

Doctoral students can analyze and solve complex problems and critically reflect on scientifically relevant issues. 

They present and discuss their research field to the international scientific community as well as communicate their research field to the general public. 

Graduates of the structured Economics program at the University of Zurich successfully completed courses with a total work load of 93 ECTS credits and are especially prepared for an academic career. 

The doctoral thesis covers a specific subject in Economics (Track B) of current scientific interest in great depth, and is publicly defended. 

Programme Structure

  • During their Doctoral studies students take core courses in mathematics, microeconomics, macroeconomics, and econometrics. These core courses provide the foundation for the topic-specific courses or specialization courses. 
  • The compulsory modules include an independent research proposal. The candidates draft a dissertation based on this foundation. The doctorate is usually completed in three to five years. 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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Credits

93 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Master’s degree diploma from a state-accredited university.

  • Credits for any transferred coursework must also have been acquired at a state-accredited university.

  • The diploma itself is state-accredited.

  • The diploma grants entitlement to pursue doctoral studies at a state-accredited university in the relevant country.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    278 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 139 EUR per semester during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    278 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 139 EUR per semester during 36 months.
  • Tuition fee is 150 CHF per semester

Living costs for Zürich

1920 - 2572 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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