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Economics (Track A)

University of Zurich

36 months
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278 EUR/year
278 EUR/year
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About

The Economics (Track A) programme offered by University of Zurich focuses on the behaviour and interactions of economic agents and how economies work. Microeconomics analyzes basic elements in the economy, including individual agents and markets, their interactions, and the outcomes of interactions.

Overview

Structure

Doctoral students in the Economics programme offered by University of Zurich 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. 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 are able to apply their research to practical problems and to 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 doctoral program successfully completed modules with a total work load of 18 ECTS credits. 

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

Programme Structure

  • This Doctoral program involves a dissertation and a dissertation defense as well as successful completion of Doctoral courses for a total of at least 18 ECTS credits.
  • Modules must be selected from the core elective area in Economics. 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

18 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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