No. The required credit points must be earned during the doctoral training.
No, but credit points should ideally be spread across the entire duration of the doctorate and not completed “in one go”.
During doctoral training, curriculum-based courses carry at least 12 credit points in individual doctorates and at least 18 credit points in doctoral programs. Students can only earn credit points at doctoral level while they are registered on a doctorate in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Basel. It is not possible to transfer academic achievements from a master’s program and count them toward a doctorate, nor can credits be used twice for multiple ordinary degrees. Provided that the student has registered for courses via MOnA (compulsory registration), they will be awarded the corresponding credit points as stated in the course directory. Assessments will be conducted based on the criteria published in the course directory and in accordance with the…more
Credit points earned at other higher education institutions can be credited provided they fulfil the criteria for a doctoral-level course and attendance has been agreed with a supervisor from the Doctoral Committee, who must confirm the successful completion of the course by signing the Individual Plan of Study. The doctoral candidate must also provide proof such as confirmation of participation, a course certificate, or a transcript of records. At least 6 credit points for the courses required must be earned from courses at the University of Basel.
In the curriculum-based section of the doctoral training, doctoral students must generally earn a minimum of 12 credit points in an individual doctorate and 18 credit points in doctoral programs.