The University of Bern offers the following three types of doctorate:
Structured doctoral programme from a faculty
are holding a Master degree or Licentiate from a Swiss university or federal institute of technology and
meet the formal prerequisites for a doctorate (e. g. certain average mark or grade) of the relevant faculty or graduate school
Steps in the application for a doctorate
Consult the pre-requisites for a doctorate of the relevant faculty or graduate school
Look yourself for a supervisor for your doctoral thesis project at the University of Bern; if necessary, ask the administration of the relevant institute/department for assistance
Apply online for admission. Please observe the application deadlines.
Complete the relevant confirmation of supervision:
All other steps of your application including information about the required documents can be found on the relevant confirmation of supervision.
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