Course Description 2020

This workshop is intended for graduate students and postdocs in philosophy who aspire to a professional career in academic philosophy. In this year's workshop, participants will, among other things, learn how to get into a PhD programme and how to do a PhD.

Please let me know if you want to participate, so I can include you in the email list for the workshop.

Important: All participants must register on the CUSO website at[showUid]=5032. The CUSO will reimburse the train tickets (2nd class, half price tickets) for PhD students at the four CUSO universities (Geneva, Lausanne, Neuchâtel, and Fribourg).


This is the schedule of topics for the workshop. It is likely subject to adjustment.

Date Time Topic Room
27 October 2020
14:15-17:45 Workshop 1
- How to get into a PhD programme in philosophy
Uni Mail M2150; location on map
15 December 2020
14:15-17:45 Workshop 2
- How to write a thesis in philosophy
- How to be professional as a graduate student
To be held over zoom; details to follow