Admission individual doctorate

Doctorate available in
-          Business and Economics (Wirtschaftswissenschaften)

General Requirements
Admission requires a master degree in economics with an excellent academic performance.  Degrees from other fields will also be considered (e.g., social science, mathematics, physics, or engineering). Excellent academic performance is equivalent to a final grade average of at least 5.0 in the Swiss Grading System. For non-Swiss degrees see the following formula.

Academic qualifications from universities or higher education institutions recognized by the University of Basel may be recognized as entirely or partly equivalent by the Doctoral Examinations Committee. Candidates may be granted admission on condition that they make up missing course credits.

Possible requirements shall be determined upon consultation with the Doctoral Examinations Committee and stipulated by the Office of the Rector in conjunction with the granting of admission. Requirements shall be set out in writing in the individual candidate’s doctoral studies agreement.

Candidates holding a Master of Advanced Studies (MAS) are not eligible for admission to doctoral studies at the University of Basel.

Doctoral Studies Regulations of the Faculty of Business and Economics (Promotionsordnung der Wirtschaftswissenschaftlichen Fakultät an der Universität Basel) | 16.12.10 | German only

Appendix | Anhang zu §12 Absatz 2 der Promotionsordnung: Leistungen im Bildungsangebot | 18.03.2014 | German only

Study Guide (Wegleitung zur Promotionsordnung in Wirtschaftswissenschaften an der Wirtschaftswissenschaftlichen Fakultät der Universität Basel) | 25.05.2011 | German only

Letzte Änderung: 18.03.2017