PhD in Biology at University of Pisa also intends to encourage interactions between university and non-university research centers with the various interest groups in the field of Biological Sciences, represented by industry and the public sector.
The Department of Biology of the University of Pisa brings together a range of disciplines to understand life at all levels of biological organization in a wide variety of organisms, including viruses, bacteria, animals, plants and humans.
Research plays a central role in the Department’s mandate and focuses on the organization and functioning of cells, tissues, organs, individuals, populations and ecological communities in an evolutionary context.
In addition to fundamental research, the mission of the Department of Biology is also to promote the applied aspects of the research, as for example with the research program in biotechnology.
The teaching staff of the Department is mostly involved in undergraduate programs in Biological Sciences, Biotechnology, Environmental and Natural Sciences, and in many degree courses. The Department of Biology also offers a PhD course in Biology.
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Specific objectives of the PhD Program in Biology are:
- high qualification
- enhancement of excellence,
- connection between higher education / research world and public and private labor world
- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesBiology Natural Sciences Biochemistry
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- The candidate must be in possession of a Master's degree, or an equivalent academic qualification obtained abroad.
- This diploma will be examined and verified by the examining boards or the PhD Council.
International356 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 356 EUR per year during 36 months.
EU/EEA356 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 356 EUR per year during 36 months.
Depending on the country of origin and can vary from 356,000 euros up to 2.452,00 euros (including € 140,00 for Regional taxes, and € 16.00 for stamp duty).
Living costs for Pisa
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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