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Admission and Certificate

 

Membership of the International Graduate School (IGS) North-South is free of charge and you may apply at any time of the year. To gain admission, potential candidates must have been accepted by an eligible professor and be enrolled at one of the participating universities in Switzerland or at an accredited external research institution partnering with the IGS North-South. Funding is not provided by the IGS North-South and is the candidate’s responsibility. The IGS North-South offers full and associate membership.

Types of IGS North-South membership and how to apply:

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Additional information for the Faculty of Science of the University of Bern:

- Curriculum of the IGS North-South for the Faculty of Science in Bern (English)
- Studienplan der IGS North-South für die phil.-nat. Fakultät in Bern (German)

 

 Summary of the admission procedure, types of qualification, and obtaining the certificate:

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Admission Procedure Summary (PDF)

 

 

What type of membership?
The IGS North-South offers full and associate membership.

How can I become a member?
Have a look at this chart or go directly to this site.

Which form do I use to register?
- Most PhD candidates register with the admission form.
- Only PhD candidates of the Faculty of Science at the University of Bern register with the learning agreement

What coursework do I have to do?
Please check the overview of course types offered. Coursework requirements are listed here.

How do I obtain my certificate?
Have a look at this chart or go directly to this site.