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The PhD Research Projects on various aspects of Molecular Medicine are conducted in the state-of-the-art Departments and Clinics of the Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics (CING). As an International Centre of Excellence, CING carries out pioneering research in Medical Genetics and therefore provides PhD students with the knowledge and tools to complete a competitive Research or Library Project. PhD Students have the opportunity to attend courses during their 1st year of studies) in innovative fields which include Molecular Basis of Monogenic Diseases, Molecular Basis of Complex Diseases, Neurosciences & Neurogenetics and Gene & Cell Therapy.

The Molecular Medicine programme is offered at Cyprus School of Molecular Medicine (a School of the Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics).


The programme is accredited.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    240 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Molecular Basis of Monogenic Diseases
  • Molecular Basis of Complex Diseases
  • Molecular Genetics
  • Crytogenetics and Genomics
  • Brain and Behaviour

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree from a recognized accredited institution, in a related field
  • English Language Certification or other accepted International Standard, if graduated from a school where English is not the language of instruction.

Required Documents

  • A Completed Online Application Form
  • Two Academic References
  • Academic Transcripts
  • English Language Certificate (if not graduated from an English speaking University)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5450 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5450 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5450 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5450 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
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  • The total cost for the PhD Program (€20,750) is divided over the duration 4 years. The cost for the first year of studies amounts to €5,450.

Living costs for Nicosia

  • 576 - 870 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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


Publicly-Funded Grants

Students of the CSMM are entitled to apply for a publicly-funded grant based on the Government’s assessment criteria.

CSMM Scholarships

A number of full and partial scholarships to cover tuition fees are awarded to MSc and PhD students based on academic criteria.In addition to the above, various types of scholarships are available specifically for PhD students, for years 2, 3 and 4 which may cover costs of consumables and/or a monthly allowance.The exact amount and number of scholarships that are offered is always sub¬ject to the yearly budget of the School.

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