PhD Program Overview
Doctoral Seminars are specialized courses held by the individual research groups in their area of specialization. They are open for all PhD students to attend.
- Prof. Mark Klein, MIT, Social computing / Collective Intelligence
- Dr. Giampiero Beroggi, Head of the statistics department of the canton of Zurich, Statistics for PhD students
- Prof. Robert O. Briggs, University of Nebraska, Preparing a Doctoral Dissertation Proposal
- Prof. Sudha Ram, University of Arizona, Managing and Doing Design Research
- Prof. Nenad Medvidovic, University of Southern California, Research Colloquium on Software Architecture & System Reliability
- Research Methods in Computer Science by Prof. Serge Demeyer, University of Antwerp (Visiting Professor at ifi in 2009/2010)
- Prof. Robert O. Briggs, University of Nebraska
- Prof. Premkumar Devanbu, University of California at Davis
- Prof. Paul Swatman, University of South Australia
For doctoral students it is mandatory to attend at least 50% of the colloquium talks per semester.
Current colloquium schedule
The University of Zurich offers a broad range of doctoral courses. An overview of the courses can be found on the homepage of UZH's "Transferable Skills".
The University of Zurich has a own center for university teaching and learning. Beside their own research, people working there offer a broad variety of didactics courses: Center for University Teaching and Learning.
There exist a shared UZH/ETHZ Language Center which offers courses in a lot of different languages. Beside this they also offer courses in scientific writing, which could be of particular interest to gather ECTS in the doctoral program: Language Center.