PhD Candidates

Postdocs

FAQ

Can I be admitted to the PhD studies with a Master of Advanced Studies degree?

No, not if you have "only" a Master's degree in Advanced Studies.

See regulations dated December 16, 2010: "Weiterbildungsabschlüsse der Stufe Master of Advanced Studies berechtigen nicht zur Zulassung zur Promotion"

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Do applicants need to find a supervisor before applying for the admission?

Yes.

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Do I have to take courses at the University of Basel, or can I obtain credits at other universities?

You can discuss with your supervisor, whether you can take PhD courses at other universities in order to fulfill the requirements min. 9 KP in Modul I (methodological courses).

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How can I apply for a PhD with the Faculty of Business and Economics?
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How can I find a supervisor?

You will find all of your professors and their research areas at https://wwz.unibas.ch/en/people-and-areas/

Please contact them directly.

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