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Indian Studies (Individual Doctorate), Ph.D.

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University rank #58 (BCR) Zürich, Switzerland
The Indian Studies (Individual Doctorate) programme offered at University of Zurich requires participants to conduct independent research, write a PhD thesis, and to perform coursework worth a total of 12 ECTS credits. Program outcomes include acquiring subject-specific skills in the area of specialization and improving research methodology.
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Overview

Program Aims

Graduates of the Indian Studies (Individual Doctorate) programme at University of Zurich acquire transferable skills (university-level teaching, science communication, building networks, leadership skills, international experience).

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    12 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • The program enables participants to develop the personal skill sets necessary for a successful career in research or in another demanding profession. 
  • The curriculum can be adapted to individual interests. 
  • To assure high quality, program participants receive excellent support from a PhD committee made up of experts in the field. 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    100

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  • Minimum required score:

    600

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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

  • International

    142 EUR/semester
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  • EU/EEA

    142 EUR/semester
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  • Tuition fee is 150 CHF per semester

Living costs for Zürich

  • 1920 - 2580 CHF/month
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