PhD programmes for health professionals
Academic access for health professions
Care & Rehabilitation Sciences
The PhD programme in Care and Rehabilitation Sciences offers MSc graduates in health professions from universities of applied sciences the opportunity to obtain a doctoral degree in Switzerland. The programme is run jointly by the ZHAW School of Health Professions and the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Zurich. It is open to the following health professions: occupational therapy, physiotherapy, midwifery, nutrition counselling, optometry, osteopathy and nursing.
Public Health Sciences
The PhD programme «Public Health Sciences for Universities of Applied Sciences (SSPH+UAS)» aims to strengthen the research skills of people working at Universities of Applied Sciences in the domain of Public Health. It offers the possibility to make a PhD research project at one of the partner universities and to profit from further networking and training activities.