Registration | PhD admission committee



You are required to submit your complete application to the Admissions Service :

  • Autumn semester : before 31 July
  • Spring semester: before 30 November 

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PhD admission committee

The University of Lausanne PhD admission committee decides the admission of candidates who do not meet all the formal admission criteria, even though they may have obtained their university degree at a Swiss university or at a foreign higher education establishment recognised by the University of Lausanne. The candidate should have already found a Professor ready to supervise his/her PhD.

All dossiers for consideration by the Commission must be submitted by the dean of the faculty concerned. On the basis of their positive pre-evaluation, the faculty dean sends the  candidate's complete dossier to the vice-rectorate for Careers & Society two weeks prior to the date of the next commission meeting.

The Commission meets in general four times per semester. For 2020-2021, it will be held on the following dates:

  • September 2, 2020
  • October 28, 2020
  • December 9, 2020
  • January 20, 2021
  • March 3, 2021
  • March 31, 2021
  • May 12, 2021
  • June 23, 2021

Further information is available in the Regulation for the admission of doctoral candidates (102 Ko, in French only)



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