Medical Science (MD - PhD) from University of Geneva is not to be confused with the Doctorate in science, specialisation in biology (PhD), which is awarded by the Faculty of science.
The Doctorate in medical science does not lead automatically to a Doctorate in medicine. These two doctorates are distinct from one another, each one involving different research activities, the writing of a different thesis and a separate registration procedure.
Students at Medical Science (MD - PhD) from University of Geneva will get:
- Theoretical training in the form of modules and research colloquiums;
- Achievement of an original research project.
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- Theoretical training
- Thesis work
- 36 months
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
All candidates must hold a master's degree (university master's degree) from a university and a program recognized by UNIGE. In all cases, the candidate must have obtained a bachelor's degree (university baccalaureate) of at least three years (180 ECTS credits) in a university and a program recognized by UNIGE.
International924 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 462 EUR per semester during 36 months.
EU/EEA924 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 462 EUR per semester during 36 months.
CHF 500 per semester
Living costs for Genève
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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