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Molecular Life Sciences

University of Zurich

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About

The doctoral program in Molecular Life Sciences (MLS) from University of Zurich includes a written dissertation about the own independent scientific research project, which is usually completed in three to four years (full-time).

Overview

Structure

The doctoral program in Molecular Life Sciences (MLS) from University of Zurich includes a curricular part of at least 12 ECTS credits, of which 7 ECTS credits must be gathered by attending activities organized by the MLS program. 

The four compulsory modules include a course in scientific writing and ethics in science as well as the attendance of the 1st-year-presentations and the student retreat. 

Elective modules comprise the participation in tutorials, introductions into different techniques, methods and research areas as well as the help on committees of the program. 

Furthermore, the attendance of transferable skills courses offered by the Life Science Zurich Graduate School is recommended. 

Programme Structure

  • The four compulsory modules include a course in scientific writing and ethics in science as well as the attendance of the 1st-year-presentations and the student retreat. 
  • Doctoral students have to contribute a minimum of 100 and a maximum of 420 hours to teaching activities during their doctoral studies. 

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Credits

12 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7
Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Admission to doctoral study is governed by the ordinance on admission to studies at the University of Zurich (Verordnung über die Zulassung an der Universität Zürich VZS).
  • The main requirement for admission to doctoral study is a Master's degree from a university or an equivalent degree. Each PhD project must receive approval from a professor at the Faculty of Science or from a person who has the right to confer a PhD at the Faculty of Science.
  • All applicants whose native language is not English, or whose prior studies have not been conducted in English, are required to provide proof of sufficient knowledge of English.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    278 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 139 EUR per semester during  .
  • EU/EEA

    278 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 139 EUR per semester during  .
  • Tuition fee is 150 CHF per semester

Living costs for Zürich

1920 - 2572 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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