General Information

At the Department of Languages and Literatures, the doctorate is possible in 15 different subjects. Preferably, the doctorate takes place within the framework of one of the two doctoral programs (Doctoral Program in Linguistics and Doctoral Program in Literary Studies).

Admission to the doctoral program is regulated by the university and is granted by the President's Office upon application by the faculty. Further information on doctoral studies can be found in our FAQ. Indispensable is the Guidelines Doctorate which contain all important information from application to graduation.

Doctoral Programs

Doctoral Program in Linguistics

Doctoral Program in Linguistics (website in German)

Coordinator of the Doctoral Program in Linguistics (Hermann Paul School of Linguistics, HPSL)

Dr. Philipp Dankel

University of Basel
English Department, Office 27a
Nadelberg 6
4051 Basel

E-mail: hpsl@clutterunibas.ch
Phone: +41 61 207 34 89

dslw.philhist.unibas.ch/en/hpsl/
www.hpsl-linguistics.org

Doctoral Program in Literary Studies

Doctoral Program in Literary Studies (website in German)

Coordinator of the Doctoral Program in Literary Studies

Dr. Dr. Christian Hänggi

University of Basel
English Seminar, Office 21a
Nadelberg 6
4051 Basel

E-mail: dok-lit@clutterunibas.ch
Phone: +41 61 207 27 05

dslw.philhist.unibas.ch/en/doctoral-program/

PhD Subjects

Information about the doctoral subjects can be found on the faculty website (below, in German). The links to the respective seminars and subject areas can be found here.