The Department of Biosystems Science and Engineering offers motivated candidates the opportunity for doctoral studies, the most important scientific education at ETH Zurich.
Information concerning application and the form for registration can be found here.
For admission at ETH Zurich without entry exam, it is necessary to hold an ETH Master's degree or an equivalent degree from another university. Further information can be found at the Doctoral Administration Office.
Ordinance on doctoral studies and Rector's Implementation Provisions for the doctorate ordinance of 2008 can be downloaded here. (PDF, 126 KB)
The D-BSSE doctoral committee's competences encompass the following:
- Proposal and approval of additional qualifying exams for PhD applicants in cooperation with the dissertation supervisors
- Approval of research proposals submitted to the doctoral committee
- Elaboration of guidelines for doctoral studies
D-BSSE committee members are:
Useful information on working and studying at ETH Zurich can be found in the Handbook (PDF, 3.9 MB) for doctoral students at ETH Zurich.
Please contact directly the professors who are working in the fields of your interest and ask them about open positions for doctoral students.
General information about prerequisites, admission and registration procedures is available on the website of ETH Academic Services.