Biomedicine, Ph.D. | University of Zurich | Zürich, Switzerland
36 months
Duration
300 CHF/year
300 CHF/year
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About

The PhD students of the PhD program in Biomedicine at University of Zurich can not only choose from a broad selection of research topics and participate in front line science, but can also take advantage of a large number of graduate courses on various topics. 

Overview

The PhD program “Biomedicine” (BioMed) is part of the Life Science Zurich Graduate School (LSZGS) at University of Zurich and imparts knowledge, concepts and modern technologies to address complex questions in biomedical sciences on a molecular, cellular and systems level with the vision to advance clinical translation and improve patient care. 

Features

  • BioMed offers students a strong and interactive program that combines groups from the University of Zürich (UZH), the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zürich (ETHZ) and the University Hospital Zürich (USZ). 
  • The highly international scientific environment at the institutions combines cutting-edge research with a modern teaching curriculum.

Programme Structure

Curriculum:

  • Topics range from human physiology to cancer biology, stem cells, genomic medicine and laboratory techniques. 
  • They also include transferable skills like statistics, project management for research, scientific writing and career planning. 
  • The PhD program organizes an annual retreat for scientific exchange and networking among students.
  • The PhD students of BioMed can either register at the University of Zürich or the ETH Zürich, depending on the affiliation of their direct supervisor and her/his research group.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • Deadline: July 1

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
100

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
100

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applications are evaluated by the admission committee of the PhD Program in Biomedicine (BioMed) to identify and select the best candidates. 
  • Short-listed candidates will participate in a round of online interviews and may thereafter be invited for an in-person visit in Zurich. 
  • You will have to register with either the University of Zurich or the ETH Zurich, depending on the affiliation of your future mentor. 
  • Candidates accepted to a PhD program are automatically accepted to the other PhD programs of the LSZGS and can change the program if the chosen PhD position is closer to the topic of another PhD program of which the PI is a member.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    300 CHF/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 150 CHF per semester during 36 months.
  • National

    300 CHF/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 150 CHF per semester during 36 months.

Living costs for Zürich

1920 - 2572 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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Scholarships Information

Below you will find PhD's scholarship opportunities for Biomedicine.

Available Scholarships

You are eligible to apply for these scholarships but a selection process will still be applied by the provider.

Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1600 USD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Mozida African Master Scholarship
Merit-based

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Mozida Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
15 May 2024
iVisa Annual Scholarship
Merit-based

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iVisa
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
The Annual IELTS from 6 to 9 Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IELTS from 6 to 9
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
$1,500 Annual Essay Writing Contest Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Anonymous Hope Fund
Merit-based Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
500 USD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Biotin Xtreme Hair Care Annual Scholarship 2023: Empowering The Future Of Hair Care
General Scholarships

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Biotin Xtreme Hair Care
Location not available

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