The MD-PhD programme is designed for medical students or medical graduated from Swiss or foreign universities interested in sciences and in an academic career.
To enter the MD-PhD programme, candidates should have been selected by the MD-PhD Commission. The criteria for selection are successful test results, scientific commitment, the planned research project and an interview.
The programme includes a preparatory training and a doctoral training part. The success of the preparatory training is the prerequisit to undertake MD-PhD doctoral studies. At the end of their cursus within the MD-PhD programme the students are graduated as Doctor in Medicine and in Sciences.
- Brain cells in action
- Sugars and health
- The transgenic mouse as a model of diseases
- Immunology - inflammation - cancer
- Define issues and strategies for population medicine
- The mysteries of sleep
- Discoveries in genomics and personalized medicine
- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
- Statement of purpose
- Bachelor and Master transcripts of grades
- Research proposal
Living costs for Lausanne
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.