The Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering (D-MAVT) offers doctoral students an excellent program of studies with international accreditation.
Doctoral studies at D-MAVT are characterized by independent and original scientific research conducted under the supervision of a professor. Doctoral studies introduce highly qualified students to research and constitute some of the most important research work conducted at ETH Zurich.
The objective of doctoral studies is to enable doctoral candidates to acquire knowledge and skills in the field of the doctoral thesis in cognate disciplines and in interdisciplinary areas, and to integrate themselves into the scientific community. In addition, doctoral students take an active part in the teaching work of the department and thus learn the skill of teaching at university level.