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Life Sciences, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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Overview

At UNIL, PhD students have the opportunity to conduct a personal and original research project in one of the groups of the Faculty of Biology and Medicine and work at the interface of bioscience, medicine and human sciences (Flyer).

The study program, which is complementary to the research work, is designed to adapt to the needs of the students. In this way, students are introduced to the many aspects of research, opening the doors for their future careers in academic, industrial or other public institutions.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Life Sciences (general path, to be customized)
  • Cancer and Immunology
  • Cardiovascular and Metabolism
  • Ecology and Evolution
  • Microbial Sciences
  • Quantitative Biology (IECB)

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

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

Funding

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