In charge of doctoral affairs in the D-BIOL:
Dr. Carmen Fischer-Romero
Tel.: 044 632 37 03
Office hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday
Useful things to know about the doctorate at ETH
... you get to know here.
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Everything doctoral students should know about their occasionally occurring administrative duties (e.g. timely submission of their proposal, application of co-referees, collecting credit units, etc.) is contained in this document (PDF, 93 kB).
Research proposals in the D-BIOL have to fulfill certain criteria regarding form and content. Guidelines and a form, which can be used for the title page are here.
Every PhD student of the D-BIOL is required to have a PhD commitee. The rules about its composition are here.
Forms required e.g. for the submission of the research proposal, or the application of co-referees can be downloaded here.
A collection of forms used in contact with the rectorate of ETH Zurich is linked here.
and Rector's Implementation Provisions for the Doctorate Ordinance of 2008 can be downloaded here (PDF, 0.28 MB).
Translation of the german version (PDF, 0.53 MB) (approved by the rector on 5 March 2012).
Indications on things to consider when writing a dissertation review can be found in this information sheet.
Things to consider i.r.o. the promotional exam (registration, exam procedure, audience, etc.) is summarized in this document (PDF, 52 kB). The examinations must be held on one of the time slots on Thursday afternoons listed in below table. The mentioned list as well as the promotional examinations currently scheduled in the D-BIOL can be downloaded here.
The following link leads you to the exam registration form.
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