General information on the doctorate at the Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Zurich can be found on the Graduate School website
Specific information on the doctorate in political science can be found below:
The IPZ understands the doctorate as a training path to a scientific career. For this purpose, we impart competences in our thematic fields of work and offer comprehensive method training. An additional aim is to impart skills, such as writing research funding applications, university didactics, communication and leadership, which, in addition to the publication of articles in specialist journals and subject-specific experience abroad, promote the development of personalities who thus qualify for a further research career.
All information about applying for a doctorate can be found here
The IPZ welcomes applications from all over the world. If you are looking for funding for your doctorate, you can contact the professors at the IPZ in your area of research interest or apply for scholarships or doctoral positions.
Doctoral studies can begin any semester.
Course Of Studies
The course of the study can be individually designed. The curricular parts (modules) are chosen independently by the doctoral students in consultation with their main supervisor in accordance with the applicable doctoral regulations.
For quality assurance purposes, doctoral students are given appropriate and personal supervision from the outset by a professionally qualified supervision committee. This is documented in the individual doctoral agreement. The supervising committee meets with the doctoral student at regular intervals (at least once a year) to review the research work and the progress of the project and provides feedback.
All information about the curriculum of the doctorate can be found here:
Doctorate (to follow shortly) according to PromVO 2019
Please register for the corresponding course modules via the online booking system. If it is not possible to register via the online booking system, please register directly with the doctoral coordinator, Dr. Doreen Spörer-Wagner. Further information on registration can be found under the respective course in the course catalogue.