Ph.D. On Campus

Human Medicine

University of Geneva

60 months
924 EUR/year
924 EUR/year
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Human Medicine from University of Geneva concerns candidates holding a diploma in human or dentist medicine. It cannot be started before obtaining the diploma or an equivalent degree. It must usually be undertaken during the clinical specialisation period or during an internship in clinical or basis research.


During Human Medicine from University of Geneva specialisation period, physicians have the opportunity to achieve their thesis in order to obtain a doctorate in medicine.

Students at Human Medicine from University of Geneva will:

  • obtain the federal or cantonal diploma in human medicine, 
  • pursue their training by undertaking assistant physician activities within various hospital services or in basic medical research. 
  • obtain a title of specialised physician according to the criteria established by the Federation of Swiss Physicians -FMH). 

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • clinical research
  • basic research
  • social and preventive medicine
  • community medicine
  • dental medicine
  • retrospective case study

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

All candidates must hold a master's degree (university master's degree) from a university and a program recognized by UNIGE. In all cases, the candidate must have obtained a bachelor's degree (university baccalaureate) of at least three years (180 ECTS credits) in a university and a program recognized by UNIGE.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    924 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 462 EUR per semester during 60 months.
  • EU/EEA

    924 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 462 EUR per semester during 60 months.

 CHF 500 per semester

Living costs for Genève

1925 - 2850 CHF /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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