Faculty of Science

PhD in Earth Sciences (Geology)

For a PhD in Earth Sciences 6 to 8 semesters study are needed.

The PhD study essentially consists in research work in the laboratory or in the field. At the end you have to submit a research thesis, containing a few publications.

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Basis information
Degree: PhD of Science in Earth Sciences, Universität Bern
Number of credits: 0 ECTS credits
Degree programs: Doctorate: Earth Sciences
Duration: 3 - 4 years
Language: English
Beginning studies: Fall or spring semester

For the PhD you will need 6 to 8 semesters of study essentially consisting in research work in the laboratory or in the field. At the end you have to submit a research thesis, containing a few publications. A supervisor must be found at the institute before starting the admission process. Please check research groups and contact possible supervisors directly or check open PhD positions.


 
For questions regarding application and admission, please contact the Admissions Office.

As soon as you have completed all of the subject-specific final degree formalities, you can apply for the final degree of your study program at the Dean's Office. Please observe the PhD graduation guidelines.