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Admission Procedure

IMPORTANT: If you originate from a foreign country non-member of the European Union, the following procedure must be followed exactly in order to obtain a work permit before the beginning of the PhD thesis.

  1. Application to a PhD program affiliated to the Science Faculty
  2. Application at the Admissions Office of the University of Zurich 
  3. Application for a visa for non-EU foreign students
  4. Beginning of the PhD thesis in Zurich only possible after a visa and work permit have been issued.