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Neuroscience, Ph. D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #151 (ARWU) Lausanne, Switzerland
The Lemanic Neuroscience Doctoral School (LNDS) organizes student training both in theoretical and experimental aspects of neuroscience. Research projects take place at affiliated laboratories in Geneva and Lausanne. The Neuroscience program is offered by the University of Lausanne.
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Program highlights:

About 130 PhD students receive their training through comprehensive coursework within the Neuroscience program offered by the University of Lausanne and by attending seminars, journal clubs, and workshops. 

They are also encouraged, and often sponsored, to present their research at national and international neuroscience conferences. 

Facilitating interaction between students and senior researchers helps the students build a network for future collaboration and employment. 

The graduates have successful careers in a variety of areas including academia, teaching, research foundations, industry, and scientific editing.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
    • French
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Biostatistics for non-statisticians: good practices, misuse and pitfalls.
  • Introduction to programming and algorithms
  • EEG in neurology and neuroscience
  • Introduction to MATLAB

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Admission requirements:

  • CV
  • Statement of purpose
  • Bachelor and Master transcripts of grades
  • Research proposal

Tuition Fee

  • International

    148 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 74 EUR per semester and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    148 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 74 EUR per semester and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Lausanne

  • 1609 - 1980 CHF/month
    Living Costs

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