U2 – Language courses

Relevant for the research project or a research visit abroad.

Please find the courses of the Language Center of the University and the ETH Zurich here.

English courses can only be accepted if they are designated for PhD students (except Scientific Writing Courses, they are credited as U1).

ECTS (for courses without stated ECTS)

  • time of attendance (at least two full days, shorter courses of the same category may be submitted as cumulative record of achievement, please check with the Management Doctorates first if these achievements will be recognized and awarded with ECTS credits)
  • average time of literature preparation (4 hours)
  • documented record of achievement (outside time of attendance; e.g. preparing a presentation, completing an assignment; 4 hours)
  • i.e.: two-/three-days workshop = 1 ECTS