Doctorate in Media Studies and Communication Science

Students with a degree in Media Studies and Communication Science (Licentiate or Master's degree) recognized by the University of Zurich may write a dissertation at IPMZ.

The PhD thesis may be written in English; however, passive knowledge of German is required.

For general information on how to apply for the doctoral degree program, please visit the homepage of the University of Zurich.

Additional information on doctoral programs is available on the homepage of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.

A PhD from IPMZ may be earned in one of two ways:

  • Individual Doctorate (12 ECTS credits)
  • PhD Program (30 ECTS credits)

In either program, students must first contact the professor at IPMZ under whose supervision they will write their dissertation.

The PhD program is offered only in German.