Structured Doctoral Program «Political Science»

General Information

The Doctoral Program is a minimum three-year full-time program (part-time is also possible) leading to the title of Doctor of Philosophy in Political Science (PhD) degree. It consists of completing a dissertation as well as coursework of 30 ECTS. The program is taught in English.

The Department of Political Science (IPZ)  is affiliated with the CIS of D-GESS from ETH and offers a broad range of fields of studies. Professors from IPZ and CIS may serve as supervisors.

The doctoral program is offered every semester.

Application & Doctoral Program leaflet

If you are interested in this structured doctoral program, please also apply additionaly at the management of this doctoral program. Please refer to the information on the doctoral program leaflet.

Doctoral program leaflet (DOCX, 50 KB) (German only)

Detailed information

You find detailed information about the curriculum, application, proposal and defense of the structured doctorate "Political Science" on the following pages:

Curriculum
Application
Proposal
Defense