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Clinical Science, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #58 (BCR) Zürich, Switzerland
The Clinical Science program at the University of Zurich allows candidates to carry out an in-depth clinical research in the field of medicine. It is open to highly motivated candidates who have proven to be academically outstanding and show a strong interest in clinical research.

Overview

The doctoral program Clinical Science program at the University of Zurich, which focuses on research with healthy or sick people in a clinical setting, has been established to open a university postgraduate qualification opportunity in the field of clinical research. 

The university hospitals will keep on promoting clinical research, making this program a true trendsetter.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    16 ECTS
  • Languages
    • Partially taught in English
    • Partially taught in German
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Medical Research: An Introduction
  • Introduction to Epidemiology
  • Clinical Biostatistics

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • In order to apply for this doctoral program, candidates must at least hold a university master's degree in either medicine, biomedicine, biology or psychology. All candidates must have good skills in English and German. 
  • For further academic requirements, please visit programme website.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    260 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 130 EUR per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    260 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 130 EUR per semester and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • Tuition fee is 150 CHF per semester

Living costs for Zürich

  • 1920 - 2580 CHF/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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