The mandatory elements of the core training program are:
You can apply until:
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.
Successful candidates usually have a first class Master degree in fields related to the life sciences. However, holders of an excellent Bachelor degree in a field related to the Life Sciences may be accepted for a "fast track", leading directly to the PhD. In addition, the MSc program "FOKUS Life Sciences" (see links below) is an opportunity to earn both a Master and a PhD degree in 4 years.
Excellent English is a must.
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Funding can come through the GSLS Fellowship program or through research grants to groups of or individual principal investigators.
Fellowships are in the range of 1500 Euors/month, salaries are according to public service payscale (2/3 TV-L 13).
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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