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“Public Health Sciences for Universities of Applied Sciences” PhD programme

The PhD programme in Public Health Sciences for Universities of Applied Sciences (SSPH+UAW) aims to strengthen the research skills of people working at universities of applied sciences in the domain of public health. Doctoral students can do a PhD research project at one of our partner universities and benefit from further networking and training.

Target audience

The PhD programme in Public Health Sciences for Universities of Applied Sciences is aimed at:

As a minimum requirement, applicants hold a Master’s degree from a university or university of applied sciences on a public health research topic (health sciences, health economics, public health, or nursing). This formally qualifies them for admission to the university of their choice.

Call for applicants

All applicants are required to comply with the rules and regulations set by the university chosen and enrol in one of the partner universities' structured doctoral programmes. Doctoral students are assessed regularly, and regular meetings are scheduled with the supervisory committee.

The PhD programme in Public Health Sciences for Universities of Applied Sciences offers additional networking and interaction workshops for doctoral students and supervisors and provides financial support to attend these events.

Application

The application portfolio must contain the following documents:

The complete application with the questionnaire as the cover page must be submitted to Anja Matthiä of SSPH+ by 15 October.

Contact and further information

For questions, please contact the programme coordinator:

Dr. Anja Matthiä, Swiss School of Public Health (SSPH+), Hirschengraben 82, 8001 Zürich
Tel. +41 (0)44 634 47 02
E-Mail anja.matthiae@swisstph.ch