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The FMI International PhD Program in Switzerland, 2019

Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research (FMI) is inviting applications for the international PhD fellowship program. These fellowships are tenable in epigenetics, neurobiology, and mechanisms of cancer.

In order to be eligible for the opportunity program, applicants must hold a university degree that would formally qualify them to enter a PhD or equivalent program in their home country (MSc., Diploma, DEA etc.).

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The FMI International Ph.D. Program provides advanced, interdisciplinary training in epigenetics, neurobiology, and mechanisms of cancer.

The Friedrich Miescher Institute was established as a foundation on April 10, 1970, by a joint decision of the then two separate companies Ciba AG and J.R. Geigy AG.

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research (FMI)
  • Department: NA
  • Course Level: Ph.D. Program
  • Award: Fellowship provide financial support
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Number of Awards: Not known
  • Nationality: International
  • The award can be taken in Basel, Switzerland
  • Application Deadline: May 1, 2019
  • Language: English

Eligibility:

  • Eligible Countries: International candidates are eligible to apply for the opportunity .
  • Eligible Course or Subjects: Fellowships are awarded for basic research in biology with a focus in epigenetics, neurobiology, and quantitative biology.
  • Eligibility Criteria: US applicants with only a Bachelor must have successfully completed courses in Biophysics and must have laboratory experience leading to a research thesis.

How to Apply

  • How to apply: To apply for the program applicants must submit the online application form by using the given link: https://www.fmi.ch/training/phd/apply/form/
  • Supporting Documents: Applicants must have to submit a reference letter.
  • Admission Requirements: To be accepted for graduate studies at the Friedrich Miescher Institute, applicants must hold a university degree that would formally qualify them to enter a Ph.D. or equivalent program in their home country (MSc., Diploma, DEA etc.).
  • Language Requirement: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.
  • Deadline: The FMI offers 2 rounds of selection every year on May 1, 2019, and November 16, 2019.
  • Benefit: The FMI provides financial support to graduate students in accordance with the scale of the Swiss National Science Foundation. Income is generous relative to international standards for Ph.D. students.

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