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Fribourg profile

Central themes that can be investigated:

  • History and dramaturgy of musical theatre
  • The role of music in multimedia forms of entertainment and institutional events
  • Hermeneutical and interdisciplinary approaches to the history of music in the 17 th to 20 th centuries

Joint doctoral seminars are organised with the Musicology chairs of the Swiss universities.

Professors who are eligible to supervise theses

  • Prof. Luca Zoppelli

Areas of specialisation:
See above.

Studies organisation

Structure of studies

No ECTS credits can be earned.

Doctoral school



In order to be admitted to a doctorate the candidate must have been awarded an academic bachelor's and master's degree or an equivalent qualification by an university recognised by the University of Fribourg.

Before applying for a doctorate the candidate must contact a professor who would be willing to supervise the thesis work.

There is no general right to be admitted to a doctorate.

The respective conditions of admission for each doctoral study programme are reserved.