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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Doctorate: Earth Sciences
3 - 4 years
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.
Scheme of program
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.
CUSO is an institution founded by universities in French-speaking Switzerland. It coordinates and organizes joint and collective doctoral activities on behalf of its members (Universities of Friborg, Geneva, Lausanne and Neuchâtel), associate members (IHEID, ISDC) and partners (University of Bern).
In Earth Sciences there are the following offers:
- Doctoral Program in Earth Surface Processes & Paleobiosphere
- Doctoral Program in Mineral Sciences (DPMS)
Do you have any questions about the doctoral schools?
Contact Lukas Gegg.