International Ph.D. Programs in the Life Sciences

Description: The Life Science Zurich Graduate School consists of several highly competitive Ph.D. programs, run jointly by the ETH Zurich and the University of Zurich. Each program offers research and education opportunities in a stimulating international environment for ambitious students who wish to work towards a Ph.D. degree. Accepted students perform their research project in one of the participating research groups of their favorite program, according to their scientific interest. Advanced teaching and training courses are offered throughout the curriculum. The program language is English throughout. Ph.D. studies usually last 3-4 years.

Education: Applicants must hold or anticipate receiving a Master’s degree or equivalent from a university in a relevant field before starting the Ph.D. program. Applicants accepted for the program will have to register with either the University of Zurich or ETH Zurich, depending on the affiliation of their future research group.

Application: Our web pages provide detailed information for submission of application. Please refer to the guidelines as we only take into consideration applications received in the required format: http://www.lifescience-graduateschool.ch/index.php?id=108

Application deadlines are December 1 and July 1


Dr. Susanna Bachmann

Life Science Zurich Graduate School
Winterthurerstrasse 190
8057 Zurich, Schweiz

Tel.: ++41 44 635 31 35
Fax: ++41 44 635 68 61