A PHD PROGRAM OF THE FACULTY OF MEDICINE · UNIVERSITY OF BASEL

Program

Curriculum

Each PhD student compiles an individual curriculum according to the minimal standards for competencies of PhD students in Health Sciences. In short: the minimal standards are based on three different competencies:

  • Knowledge and Scientific
  • Organisation and Management
  • Leadership and Personal

A comprehensive description of the minimal standards can be found here. It contains a detailed description, including examples of all the competencies.


The curriculum contains a minimum of 18 ECTS and credit points should be allocated to each of the competency domains as defined by the minimal standards.

The courses offered by PPHS are updated regularly, adjusting them to the needs of the PhD students. On this page, you can find the courses that we offer on their respective page.

Student initiatives


> Invite your expert
> Peer-to-peer contact on Slack
> Your initiative here? Contact us

For supervisors


> Supervisor workshop