After completing your undergraduate and graduate studies, doing a doctorate is one possible next step. Before beginning a doctorate, however, you should clarify whether pursuing this path is the right choice.
If so, you have to find out which of the following options is best suited to your personal needs:
Doing a free doctorate is the most classical format of pursuing a doctorate and allows for a lot of individual freedom.
Doctoral programs are structured teaching and research programs, which consist of a combination of a free doctorate and additional compulsory educational modules.
For example, there are the following structured doctoral programs:
A successful doctorate at our faculty are the following aim:
Sources: Article 2, “Promotionsreglement” of the faculty of humanities of the University of Bern.