A complete application has to reach the Admissions Service :
Autumn semester 2014/2015:
before 31 July 2014
The prospective PhD student must also send the two copies of the completed and signed PhD form to his/her thesis director. The link to the form is provided in the online application and in the email acknowledging receipt sent immediately after the confirmation by the candidate (to be printed out by him/her).
The thesis director signs and forwards the form to the Doctoral School or the Dean’s Office, who stamps and signs the document before returning it to the Admissions Service by 15 October 2014 (autumn semester 2014/2015) or 28 February 2014 (spring semester 2014). It is therefore important for the candidate to forward the PhD form to the thesis director without delay.
If the application has been sent after 31 July 2014 or the "attestation de thèse" form has been submitted to the Admissions Service after after 15 October 2014, the registration will be postponed to the next semester (or, in case the late application is accepted, the prospective student will have to pay a surcharge of CHF 200.-).
It is therefore important that the candidate sends the “attestation de thèse” forms to his/her thesis director as soon as possible.