If problems arise during your doctoral studies, there are various contact points at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and at university level that you can get in touch with.
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
- A first point of contact can be the PhD coordinator of your subject.
- You can also contact the person of trust for doctoral students at the faculty: Prof. Dr. Fabienne Liptay (Vice Dean Graduate School).
- The heads of the institutes and seminars are also an important point of contact.
Central counseling services
Psychological Counselling Services
Association of Junior Researchers at the University of Zurich
Employee and PhD Assistance Office
We recommend that you act early in the event of conflicts or other problems relating to your doctorate. It is worthwhile to seek support quickly in stressful situations.
General Outline of Rights and Responsibilities for Qualification Positions
The rights and responsibilites of doctoral students and assistants are defined in the "Rahmenpflichtenheft PhF". Explanations can be found in the information sheet. (PDF, 131 KB)