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 University
Foubert Anneleen UNIFR President of the ESPP doctoral school
Rüggeberg Andres UNIFR Coordinator of the ESPP Doctoral School
Fleitmann Dominik UNIBAS Representative of the senior staff of UNIBAS
Adatte Thierry UNIL Representative of the senior staff of UNIL
Del Piero Nicolo UNIGE Representative of the doctoral students of UNIGE
Spezzaferri Silvia UNIFR Representative of the senior staff of UNIFR
Gegg Lukas UNIBE Representative of the doctoral students of UNIBE
Rime Valentin UNIFR Representative of the doctoral students of UNIFR
Blattmann Franziska UNIL Representative of the doctoral students of UNIL
Vasilyan Davit UNIFR Representative of the senior staff of JURASSICA
Anselmetti Flavio UNIBE Representative of the senior staff of UNIBE
Martini Rossana UNIGE Representative of the senior staff of UNIGE