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.
|Interview Protocol (PDF, 64 KB)(Track II Applicants)|
|Doctoral Agreement and Thesis Committee Protocol (DOCX, 165 KB)|
Thesis Committee Meetings protocol (template). Mandatory for PhD students of DBIOL, recommended for PhD students of DUSYS)
|Course participation documents for an equivalent of 12 ECTS + participation in the course “Introductory Lecture to Good Scientific Practice and Scientific Integrity”.|
Requirements for Completion of the Plant Sciences PhD Program
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.