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The FMI International PhD Program in Switzerland, 2022

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 scholarship 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 PhD 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: PhD. Program
  • Scholarship Award: Fellowship provide financial support
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Numbers of Award: Not known
  • Nationality: International
  • Scholarship can be taken in Basel, Switzerland
  • Application Deadline: November 21, 2021

Eligibility 

  • Eligible Countries: International candidates are eligible to apply for the scholarship.
  • 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’s 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 an online application 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 PhD 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.

Benefits

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 PhD students.

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