Steps Towards your PhD in the D-CHAB
Admission to the PhD programs of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich is regulated in the "Regulation for Doctoral Studies at the Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (PDF, 131 KB)" as well as the "Implementation Provisions of the Rector on the Doctorate Rules (PDF, 86 KB)" (both pdf in German of November 1, 2013).
In addition, the Department has issued Detailed Regulations for PhD studies:
Version (PDF, 53 KB) for PhD students who enrolled before February 1, 2010
Version (PDF, 94 KB) for PhD students who enrolled after February 1, 2010
For public presentations associated to the doctoral defence at the Laboratory of Inorganic Chemistry (LAC), there is an additional guideline (PDF, 30 KB) valid for PhD students who enrolled after January 1, 2014
For public presentations associated to the doctoral defence at the Laboratory of Physical Chemistry (LPC), there is an additional guideline (PDF, 30 KB)
A doctoral degree is granted for participating in a PhD program under the supervision of a professor. Admission to a PhD program requires that you hold a diploma or a MSc degree with excellent grades. Furthermore, a professor of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology has to accept you as a PhD Student. Therefore, prior to submitting an application to the Admission Office, prospective PhD students should contact a professor of the Department. Please use the link «Research»