PhD in Epidemiology, Public Health and Insurance Medicine
University of Basel students pursuing a PhD in epidemiology, public health or insurance medicine have the option of doing so through either the Faculty of Sciences or the Faculty of Medicine. The choice usually depends on the faculty affiliation of the main supervisor(s) and the specific topic of the thesis. The faculties have similar regulations, the details of which are provided in the Student Handbook.
PhD Epidemiology, Faculty of Sciences
The Interdisciplinary PhD in Epidemiology ('Fakultätsübergreifendes Promotionsfach Epidemiologie') is open to students from a variety of backgrounds, namely biology, medicine, medical biology, microbiology, molecular biology, infection biology, parasitology, environmental sciences, medical anthropology, medical sociology, pharmacy and pharmacology, and health economics. The programme is described in detail in the specific rules and regulations for PhD study ('Wegleitung für fakultätsübergreifende Promotionsfächer') available at the faculty's webpage. Note that this regulation is currently under revision.