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Friedrich Miescher Institute International PhD Program in Switzerland, 2018

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

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.

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.) and 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.

Scholarship Description:

  • Application DeadlineMay 1, 2018
  • Course Level: Fellowships are available for pursuing a Ph.D. program at the FMI.
  • Study Subject: Fellowships are awarded for basic research in biology with a focus in epigenetics, neurobiology, and quantitative biology.
  • Scholarship 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 Ph.D. students.
  • Number of Scholarships: Not given
  • Nationality: International applicants
  • Scholarship can be taken in Basel, Switzerland

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

  • Eligible Countries: International applicants are eligible for this PhD fellowship.
  • Entrance Requirements: General requirements are
    • 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.).
    • US applicants with only a Bachelor must have successfully completed courses in Biophysics and must have laboratory experience leading to a research thesis.
  • 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.

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