Zürich University – PhD Supervision quality

(2017/2020) Sonneveld, H.  Supervision quality at the Graduate School in Geography and Earth System Science University of ZurichZürich, Switzerland: Graduate School in Geography and Earth System Science.

This report deals with the evaluation of the doctoral working conditions, with a focus on the supervision quality, by the PhD candidates of the Graduate School. Most important findings do concern: expected time to degree, role of teaching during the PhD trajectory, composition of the supervision committee, frequency of meetings with the committee, function of the written supervision agreement, appreciation of the primary supervision, qualities of the supervision the candidates are missing. PhD survey Zürich 2020