Welcome to the Doctoral Program in Earth Surface Processes & Paleobiosphere.

Aims & Disciplines

  • foster the community of doctoral students and researchers in the fields of sedimentology, stratigraphy, basin analysis, paleontology, surface processes, limnology, paleoclimatology, paleoceanography, palecology, sedimentary/environmental geochemistry, biogeosciences, soil sciences and other related disciplines.
  • foster scientific quality, creativity, and communication within the scientific community as well as with the professional world.
  • promote mobility and soft skills competence.
  • promote stutent’s general ability to deal with challenges in contemporary academic, administrative, and business environments
  • enhance collaboration and synergies between the research groups of the CUSO sites
  • allow for an efficient usage of costly analytical techniques.

Funding

Funded by the Conférence Universitaire de Suisse Occidentale CUSO

Will progessively replace the activities of the “Troisième Cycle Romand” now organisied as the “Coodination Romande en Sciences de la Terre”
Funding of courses, field trips and annual meetings such as SwissSed

The participation in the offered courses, and active participation of individual students in national and international meetings can be subsidised by the ESPP doctoral school.

Programme

The programme will include:

   Short courses on scientific tools
   Short courses aimed at widening scientific background
   Field courses
   Training courses for soft skills
   Annual meetings for the presentation of ongoing doctoral projects
   SwissSed meeting

Lastname Firstname E-Mail Phone University
Foubert Anneleen E-Mail UNIFR President of the ESPP doctoral school
Rüggeberg Andres E-Mail 026 300 89 88 UNIFR Coordinator of the ESPP Doctoral School
Del Piero Nicolo E-Mail +393491640476 UNIGE Representative of the doctoral students of UNIGE
Gegg Lukas E-Mail UNIBE Representative of the doctoral students of UNIBE
Lauper Bruno E-Mail UNIFR Representative of the doctoral students of UNIFR
Schoellhorn Iris E-Mail 077 443 37 01 UNIL Representative of the doctoral students of UNIL
Vasilyan Davit E-Mail 032 420 92 11 UNIFR Representative of the senior staff of JURASSICA
Wetzel Andreas E-Mail 061 267 35 85 UNIBAS Representative of the senior staff of UNIBAS
Anselmetti Flavio E-Mail UNIBE Representative of the senior staff of UNIBE
Martini Rossana E-Mail 022 379 66 12 UNIGE Representative of the senior staff of UNIGE
Föllmi Karl E-Mail 021 692 43 63 UNIL Representative of the senior staff of UNIL