Doctoral studies “Nursing Science”

At the Institute of Nursing Science of the University of Basel (INS), qualified graduates of a MA study program can enroll in a doctoral study program in Nursing Science. This study course prepares students for demanding tasks in research, teaching and clinics.

Doctoral studies in Nursing Science are organisationally integrated into the structures of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Basel and are regulated by the corresponding doctoral degree regulations. The Faculty of Medicine grants the degree „Dr. sc. med. Nursing" (PhD) after successfully completing the doctoral study program. Two doctoral positions are available each year at the INS.

Mentoring
The following supervisors are in charge of the doctoral study program: Prof. Dr. Sabina De Geest, Frau Prof. Maria Katapodi, Frau Prof. Dunja Nicca, Herr Prof. Michael Simon, Prof. Dr. Rebecca Spirig, Prof. Dr. Sandra Engberg (Visiting Professor of University of Pittsburgh, USA). In addition, each doctoral candidate is mentored by doctoral associates of the institute during his or her research project.