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Residency requirements (specifically for Swiss PhDs)
K

Very helpful-thank you!!

Residency requirements (specifically for Swiss PhDs)
K

Thank you! Do they normally insist you live locally or is that up for discussion? It’s humanities so no lab access needed

Residency requirements (specifically for Swiss PhDs)
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Hi. I'm looking to apply for a (humanities) PhD at a Swiss uni. I'm a British national but will be living in German as a full-time resident (exact nature of this residency stil tbd). Does anyone know if there are residency requirements for undertaking a PhD, or is it more whether you can be sufficiently present to be successful?

Foreign language requirements for Modern Languages graduate
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Thanks. No-I worked during my year abroad. The Uni website says 1000-1200 hours on a German course but then later stipulates you need to have also passed one of the listed exams. I really don’t want to have the expense and stress of taking extra exams if I can avoid it.

Foreign language requirements for Modern Languages graduate
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Thank you!

Foreign language requirements for Modern Languages graduate
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My first degree was in Modern Languages, specialising in German. I gained a First (Oxbridge).

I now am looking to apply for a PhD in Germany, writing in German. The language requirements stated on the website describe attending and passing various language courses but nothing about previous university study.

Does anyone know if my German degree will exempt me from needing to attend one of these courses / sit these language exams?

Thanks.