As a PhD student at the Weizmann Institute, you will be joining a highly diverse community of intelligent and committed scientists from many countries, working directly with research groups at the forefront of their fields internationally.
The Institute’s exceptional staff and facilities provide a powerful foundation for your professional future, whether you aim to join the next generation of academic researchers and teachers, or to build a successful career in other fields.
Every PhD student must belong to a research group. The Head of that research group is appointed as your advisor. It is possible to appoint two advisors. Switching to another research group requires approval by the Board of Studies and the Dean of Feinberg Graduate School.
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48 points altogether with the MSc credit points
This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.
This programme does not recognise GRE® scores.
The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
To apply for the PhD program, you must hold one of the following degrees:
Second-year students at FGS are entitled to transition to the direct PhD track.
If you have a degree from an accredited institution other than the Weizmann Institute of Science, your application will be considered on the basis of:
All students at the Feinberg Graduate School are exempted from paying tuition fees.
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Full-time PhD students at the Feinberg Graduate School are entitled to a monthly fellowship for 4.5 years. Students receiving the fellowship are expected to devote all their time to studies and scientific research.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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