2016 FMI Doctoral Scholarship For International Students At University of Basel in Switzerland

The Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research invites applications from students for the international PhD program in affiliation with the University of Basel in Switzerland. The duration of PhD course is 4 years. Applicants from all nations with a Master degree or equivalent are eligible for this international PhD program. The FMI provides financial support to graduate students in accordance with the scale of the Swiss National Science Foundation. The applications deadline is November 30, 2015.

Fellowships are awarded for basic research in biology with a focus in epigenetics, neurobiology and mechanisms of cancer.

Worth of Award

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.

Eligibility

  • 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.).
  • US applicants with only a Bachelor must have successfully completed courses in Biophysics and must have laboratory experience leading to a research thesis.
  • Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: US and International applicants are eligible for this PhD fellowship.

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.

Deadline: The application deadline is November 30, 2015. (There are two deadlines each year in May and November). A shortlist of candidates will be invited for interviews in June and January, respectively.

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