In addition to your doctoral research, the writing of your thesis manuscript and the activities specific to your department, you are required to take part in a study program (events & courses). The FREE study program is flexible and can be customized. You have to obtain 12 ECTS credits by the end of your PhD. This is an opportunity to get knowledge, improve competencies as a researcher & boost your career.
As soon as you are registered as a PhD student
Check your email address @unil.ch, information from us will be sent to this address only.
Check the study program on our website.
In agreement with your thesis director, customize your study program (p.2).
Activities with ECTS credits (p.4)
1. listed on our website:
2. Conferences, events & other courses:
Click on the picture to enlarge the table and see which activities are part of the study program in Life Sciences. The evaluation in number of ECTS is done by the Doctoral School only.
For ALL the activities (except tutorials), send us the participation forms, signed by your thesis director and yourself, and attach the requested documents (e.g. certificate of participation, program…); possibly by postal mail, or if abroad e.g., by e-mail, in PDF with all the relevant documents merged in the appropriate order. For more information, click here.