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Friedrich Miescher Institute International PhD Program in Switzerland, 2019

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

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

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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.

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.).

Description:

  • Application Deadline: May 1, 2019
  • Course Level: Fellowships are available for pursuing a PhD program at the FMI.
  • Study Subject: PhD students work together with internationally recognized scientists in the fields of epigenetics, neurobiology, and quantitative biology, developing their research projects with their group leader.
  • Award: The number of openings varies between each round of applications but is in the range of 15 – 25 per year.
  • Number of Awards: The number of openings varies between each round of applications but is in the range of 15 – 25 per year.
  • Nationality: US and International applicants
  • The award can be taken in Basel, Switzerland

Eligibility::

  • Eligible Countries: The US and International applicants are eligible for this Ph.D. fellowship.
  • Entrance 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.). However, please note that a Bachelor’s degree does not qualify for entry into our PhD Program.
  • English Language Requirements: 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.

How to Apply:

Please fill in the online application form. Please note that this information and relevant documents will be distributed within the FMI for assessment.

  • May 1 and November 1 each year. The application form opens approximately 3 months prior to each deadline.

Online Application

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