Ph.D programme in Computer Science at Switzerland

Universit della Svizzera is offering PhD scholarships in Computer Science. The deadline for applying this position is on May 01, 2015.

The Ph.D. programme in the Faculty of Informatics at the Universit della Svizzera italiana promotes the development of new professionals interested in academic or industrial research careers. A successful Ph.D. student will gain a broad knowledge and understanding of the general field of informatics, as well as an in-depth specialization in an area of interest. Working with one or more members of the Faculty, the student will contribute original, useful, and scientifically valid ideas in their chosen area of research. In addition, the student will develop professional skills that will serve them throughout their career.

Most students in the Ph.D. programme are supported as assistants. The support covers tuition and provides a stipend. Responsibilities of assistants include both teaching and research duties. Generally students receive support as long as funds are available and the student is making adequate progress through the programme (as described in the regulations).

Application Requirements
The official language of the Ph.D. programme is English. Students must be able to demonstrate fluency in English prior to admission.

How to apply?
Please send application includes:
- At least one (but preferably two) letter (s) of recommendation from persons familiar with the applicant 's academic abilities (e.g., a thesis advisor). Please note that the letter of recommendation must be sent by the recommender under separate cover.
- A one or two-page statement of purpose, written in English by the applicant, describing: the applicant 's motivation for obtaining a Ph.D. degree; how the applicant acquired fluency in English; any particular research interests; any prior research experience; reason for applying to the USI programme; and current plans for a professional career after obtaining the Ph.D. degree.

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