The FMI International PhD Program
The FMI PhD programs offers students the opportunity to carry out cutting-edge biomedical research in a stimulating, highly international and collaborative atmosphere. Affiliated with the Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research and the University of Basel, the FMI provides interdisciplinary training and access to advanced technologies in the form of state-of-the-art technology platforms, e.g. advanced microscopy, genomics, proteomics, protein structure and bioinformatics.
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. In addition to guidance from their advisor, students are also advised by their thesis committee members, as well as the FMI Dean of Students and the Guidance Counsellor who serve to support their academic and professional development.
A wide range of theoretical and practical courses is available at both the FMI and the University of Basel. After completion of their research, submission of a written thesis and successful thesis defense, candidates are awarded a PhD from the University of Basel.
Application for the FMI PhD Program
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.
There are two deadlines each year in May and November. All applications are reviewed by group leaders with openings. A shortlist of candidates will be invited for interviews in June and January, respectively.
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