Procedures and Important Documents

Please adhere to the PhD program guidelines (PDF, 176 KB). The document contains a full explanation of procedures that students have to adhere to in order to accomplish their PhD studies.

Important Documents and Admission to the PSC PhD Program

The table below is a checklist of documents to be submitted for your PhD studies. Follow submission instructions on each document; please also provide a copy of each document to the PSC coordination office.

Requirements for Completion of the Plant Sciences PhD Program

All PhD students must follow the regulations of their home institution (university) as well as the complementary regulations of the PSC PhD Program in Plant Sciences Guidelines.

Find out which courses you have to take on the Curriculum submenu.

PSC PhD Program Certification

The PSC issues a certification stating that you successfully completed a structured PhD program in Plant Sciences (in accordance with the PSC guidelines). This document will be provided after you have received your Doctoral Degree Certificate from your home university.

For the PSC certification students are required to submit to the PSC coordination office (in hard copy):

  • A photocopy of course participation documents.
  • A list of all completed courses (at least 12 ECTS), signed by the PhD supervising professor. (Example sheet for PhD students at ETH Zurich).
  • A copy of your Doctoral Degree Certificate.

Issuing the certification generally takes 1 to 2 weeks.