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Department of Geography

About the Graduate School

The Department of Geography at the University of Zurich (GIUZ) is one of Europe's leading research centres in Geography, excelling in all major areas of geographical research. We collaborate with many partner institutions whose doctoral students also form part of the Graduate School. Interdisciplinary research is strongly encouraged.

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to expose graduate students to work across the breadth of Geography

to encourage the development of skills in assessing and commenting on a broad range of geographical research

to provide opportunities for net-working throughout the study period

to improve writing skills, particularly with respect to targeted scientific writing for conferences, journals and dissertations

to provide graduate students with mechanisms to develop key trans-ferable skills

to make graduate students aware of the possibilities for their future careers, and to equip them with a set of skills for academic and non-academic routes

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