Dependable Systems
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Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

Enrollment is not possible for this course currently.


This is a post-graduate programme of studies towards a "PhD in Dependable Hardware / Software Systems".

Emphasis is on guided research and writing the dissertation. In addition, the programme comprises a selection of mandatory seminars, workshops and tutorials, usually conducted in English.

Admission requires a related Master-level certificate from a recognized university, e. g. in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, or telecommunications. Students whose native language is not English, need to provide an English proficiency test along with their online application. Part of the application is a also an outline of research interest. The regular duration is 3 years.

The decison of admission is taken by the Faculty Council upon recommendation by the PhD Committee.

Professional Fields of Activity

Academic and industrial careers in electronics, automotives and avionics.

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