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Medicine, Doctorate

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #101 (ARWU) Bern, Switzerland
The medical faculty of the university of Berne aims to fulfill its mandate, as circumscribed in the university act and statutes, at the highest possible level of quality. In doing so, it orients itself to binding principles, but takes measures to ensure its ability to react flexibly and judiciously to quickly changing exigencies.
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Overview

PhD programs at the Faculty of Medicine:
  • Graduate School for Cellular and Biomedical Sciences (http://www.gcb.unibe.ch/)
  • Graduate School for Health Sciences (http://www.ghs.unibe.ch/)

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date

    Application deadline: October 15 (for spring Semester), March 31 (for fall Semester)

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

      Graduate schools, doctoral programmes and doctoral studies last 3-5 years.

  • Languages
    • English
    • German
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Doctoral students – 7 steps to take:

  • 1 look for supervisor / 2 discuss your research project with him or her / 3 look for funding / 4 check with admission / 5 apply and register / 6 contact welcome center / 7 move to Bern and start as doctoral student

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Application and admission

Applicants with Swiss qualifications and applicants with international qualifications are subject to different admission requirements.

http://www.unibe.ch/studies/programs/doctorate/application/index_eng.html

For questions regarding application and admission, please contact the Admissions Office (ZIB).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    368 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 184 EUR per semester and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    368 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 184 EUR per semester and a duration of 36 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

The fee for doctoral students is 200 CHF per semester. Additionally, a registration fee of 100 CHF is charged for the first or re-admission.

Living costs for Bern

  • 1655 - 2130 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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