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Cancer Biology, Ph.D.

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University rank #58 (BCR) Zürich, Switzerland
The Cancer Biology program from University of Zurich trains participating students towards a PhD (Dr. sc. nat. or Dr. sc. ETH Zürich) in basic or clinical cancer research. In the course of the studies, the students’ scientific achievements actively contribute to the success of cancer research in Zurich.
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Overview

Structure

During the Cancer Biology program from University of Zurich, the students must acquire at least 12 ECTS credits, and attend four mandatory courses and one students’ retreat. Furthermore, the PhD students are required to hold regular meetings with their thesis committee.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    12 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

For more information, please visit the programme's website.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    100

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  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    600

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General Requirements

  • Master’s degree diploma from a state-accredited university.

  • Credits for any transferred coursework must also have been acquired at a state-accredited university.

  • The diploma itself is state-accredited.

  • The diploma grants entitlement to pursue doctoral studies at a state-accredited university in the relevant country.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    142 EUR/semester
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  • EU/EEA

    142 EUR/semester
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 142 EUR per semester and a duration of .
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  • Tuition fee is 150 CHF per semester

Living costs for Zürich

  • 1920 - 2580 CHF/month
    Living Costs

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