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General syllabus

Each research subject has a general syllabus that describes the doctoral education.

PhD degree

A PhD degree consists of 240 ECTS. In order to qualify for the degree you need an approved PhD thesis of at least 120 ECTS and doctoral courses.

Licentiate degree

A Licentiate degree consists of 120 ECTS. In order to qualify for the degree you need an approved PhD thesis of at least 60 ECTS and doctoral courses.

The amount of doctoral courses needed for a degree varies with different research subjects, see each general syllabus below.

 

Computational science and engineering (admitted after 2014-10-10)

Mathematics (admitted after 2014-03-20)

Mathematical statistics (admitted after 2014-03-20)

 

For more information about regulations for Higher Education, see the Higher Education Ordinance.