FMI International PhD Program in Switzerland, 2014

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Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research is funding International PhD Program at University of Basel in Switzerland. The duration of PhD course is 4 years. US and international applicants are eligible for this international PhD programme. Applicants must hold a university degree that would formally qualify them to enter a PhD or equivalent program in their home country (MSc, Diploma, and DEA etc.). Online application must be send by November 30, 2013.. The FMI International PhD Program provides advanced, interdisciplinary training in epigenetics, neurobiology and mechanisms of cancer. PhD students admitted to the program receive theoretical and practical training, and conduct a research project under the supervision of an FMI group leader, monitored by a Thesis Committee of university professors and experts chosen by the student. The Friedrich Miescher Institute has excellent technical resources. PhD students learn highly advanced techniques from specialists and are introduced into experimental analysis at multiple levels of biological organization. PhD students at the FMI are enrolled at the University of Basel. After successful completion of the research project, submission of a written thesis and a thesis defense, the candidate receives a PhD from the University of Basel.Number of award(s): The FMI International PhD Program funds approximately 100 graduate students from more than 25 countries.Duration of award(s): A course of study at the FMI leading to a PhD degree of the University of Basel typically lasts 4 years.What does it cover? 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. Selection Criteria: Not KnownNotification: A shortlist of candidates will be invited for interviews in January and June, respectively.. This position is open for pursuing PhD programme at Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research in Switzerland.
The research areas of this scholarship are: Not provided
Who can apply to this scholarship? 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.).
ยท US applicants with only a Bachelor must have successfully completed courses in Biophysics and must have laboratory experience leading to a research thesis.
Benefits of the scholarship: Not provided
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Duration: Not provided
Number of scholarships: Not provided

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