Doctoral students at the ETH Zurich - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology work as scientific assistants and are employed for up to six years. They attend the Zurich Graduate School in Mathematics.
The benefits are:
- internationally highly respected professors
- research funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation
- offices in the ETH Zurich Main Building
- access to of the Mathematics Library and the ETH Library, including online access to practically all recent publications
- conferences organized by the Forschungsinstitut für Mathematik to support the scientific exchange of ideas
Research lives from acquiring knowledge about current theory and discussing it with experts.
Graduates must acquire 12 credit units, four of which are outside their research area.Courses and seminars:
- There is a wide variety of high-level lectures, minicourses and student seminars (see ETH Zurich Course Catalogue or Graduate Courses offered by the Zurich Graduate School in Mathematics)
- Reseach seminars organized by professors and research groups where experts from different mathematical fields give talks and exchange their knowledge
- The Institute for Mathematical Research - FIM and the Institute for Theoretical Studies invite academic guests for scientific exchange
- Mathematics Library holds 20000 classical and recent books from all areas of mathematics
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
In principle, all university graduates with a Master’s degree or an equivalent university degree can apply for admission to doctoral studies.With the following degrees an admission is not possible:
- Degrees from universities of applied science
- Master’s degrees from university continuing education departments (MAS, DAS, etc.)
- Any kind of MBA (Master of Business Administration)
- Bachelor's and/or Bachelor Honours degrees
International266 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1067 EUR for the full programme during 48 months.
EU/EEA266 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1067 EUR for the full programme during 48 months.
- 1200 CHF.
Living costs for Zürich
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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