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Advanced Immunology, Ph.D.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #188 (QS) ,
Social demand of immunology specialists is growing in both improvements in knowledge and in the area of translational applications of that knowledge in immunotherapy for a large number of illnesses, whether they involve the immune system itself (e.g.infectious or autoimmune diseases) or other illnesses such as cancer.


  • The main objective of this programme is to prepare students to be able to carry out independent research in the area of immunology and its applications.
  • The programme aims to consolidate knowledge and train high level researchers in the area of immunology. This programme evaluates the research of the PhD candidate in a public presentation of the doctoral thesis and the publication of articles deriving from in in international indexed journals in the JCR.
  • Students who achieve the qualification of PhD in this programme can follow a scientific, academic or professional career in research centres, universities, hospitals and research and scientific development companies nationally and internationally.
  • They can carry out professional tasks in areas of bioscience and medicine that require professionals with a high level of expertise in immunology.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • Partially taught in English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Lines of research

  • Inflammation, Response and Regulation in Autoimmunity
  • Autoimmunity and tolerance
  • Inflammation, immunodeficiency and cancer
  • Pathogenesis and Therapy of AIDS

For more information, please visit the programme website.

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • The PhD in Advanced Immunology is aimed at students who have obtained a Masters degree in any area of  bioscience. 
  • The ideal student profile is someone with a marked capacity for analysis, a proactive attitude, a problem-solving mentality and a completed Masters degree in Advanced Immunology from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and the University of Barcelona. 
  • Student who have an official research Masters degree or equivalent in the area of  bioscience, taken over a comparable period to that for this PhD course may also apply. In the above case the specific training of the student in immunology will be taken into account.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    540 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 540 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    540 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 540 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Barcelona

  • 770 - 1360 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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