Doctoral Study

Doctoral study establishes a candidate’s ability to conduct independent scholarly research.

In the Fall Semester 2009, in line with Bologna Reform measures at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, two new types of doctorate based on the ordinance on obtaining a doctoral degree dated 8 July 2009 (PVO 2009) were introduced:

  • The individual doctorate (12 KP) and
  • The doctoral programs (30 KP).

Doctoral Studies at KHIST

A doctorate can be earned at the Institute of Art History in two ways:

Application Procedure for a Doctoral Degree
Please refer to the information published on the student web page of the University of Zurich: Click here for information

Doctoral Program Media History of the Arts:

The Institute of Art History offers the doctoral program "Media History of the Arts". The title awarded is"Dr. phil."

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