Ph.D. On Campus


Pompeu Fabra University

36 months
401 EUR/year
401 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The main aim of the Biomedicine programme of the Pompeu Fabra University is to train students to produce a doctoral thesis in the field of health and life sciences.



The Biomedicine programme of the Pompeu Fabra University provides all the necessary tools (analytical, experimental and theoretical) to that end.

The doctorate in Biomedicine is an international programme attended by a large number of students from outside Spain.

Programme Structure

Lines of research:

  • Biomedical Informatics
  • Cell and Molecular Biology
  • Clinical and Translational Research
  • Evolutionary Biology and Complex Systems
  • Genetics and Neurosciences
  • Public Health and Education in Health Sciences

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


179 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An accredited undergraduate degree
  • An accredited graduate/master's degree
  • Completed 300 ECTS credits, 60 of those have to correspond to an official graduate, research orientated master's programme
  • A photocopy of the undergraduate degree/diploma or Certification/proof of degree completion
  • A photocopy of the graduate/master's degree/diploma or Certification/proof of degree completion
  • A photocopy of your official final graduate/master's transcript
  • A signed declaration of obtaining your graduate/master's degree before the commencement of the master's programme
  • A photocopy of the provisional graduate/master's transcript
  • Letter of acceptance into a laboratory
  • Personal and research data of the ​PhD thesis supervisor
  • Acceptance letter signed by a UPF Principal Investigator to act as tutor of the student
  • Research project (Short description of the future project that will be developed to specify the field of research)
  • Identity Card or Passport

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    401 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 401 EUR per year during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    401 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 401 EUR per year during 36 months.

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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