Interuniversity SSPH+ PhD Program in Public Health

The SSPH+ PhD Program in Public Health is a training and networking program of the Swiss School of Public Health. The School is a joint initiative of eight Swiss Universities (Basel, Bern, Geneva, Lausanne, Lucerne, Lugano, Neuchâtel and Zurich). The PhD program aims to provide students in a discipline relevant to Public Health the best possible preparation for their role as public health scientists and experts. The key elements of the program are as follows:

  • The program offers a structured learning environment for PhD students.
  • The SSPH+ PhD program organises courses taught by national and international experts.
  • The courses offered by the SSPH+ PhD program are open to all interested persons.
  • PhD students enrolled in the SSPH+ PhD program have free access to SSPH+ PhD courses, and to the courses offered by the seasonal SSPH+ schools.
  • Students may apply for financial support to attend other external courses that are relevant for their studies.
  • The program awards an SSPH+ PhD program certificate which supplements the PhD degrees that are awarded by the partner Universities according to their regulations.

For more information, the guidelines and a course program see on SSPH+ PhD Program in Public Health.