PhD Program in Health Sciences
The interdisciplinary structured PhD program in Health Sciences started in 2010 and is embedded in the Graduate School of Lucerne (GSL). The aim of the program is to offer a highly innovative and internationally competitive research education in the field of Health Sciences including the student’s disciplinary perspective and research methods. The PhD title is awarded to doctoral students who have successfully completed all parts of the PhD program, published a significant corpus of research showing their intellectual maturity, and adequately defended their research in an oral examination. The PhD program is divided into two parts: structured teaching and research (PhD project).