The programs provide cutting-edge education in basic principles of human diseases and therapeutics. The thesis projects will focus on various aspects of metabolic and vascular diseases, inflammation, cancer, stem cells, aging of the brain, and neurodegeneration. Research will also integrate basic, applied and clinical sciences, as well as a wide spectrum of experimental techniques, preparing students for doing research in an international environment.
Application requirements: Interested students are welcome to apply for the academic year 2011/2012. To participate in the selection process a candidate’s application must be submitted by email using the provided forms on the website. The application deadline is March 6, 2011 (24:00 hours, CET).
Applicants must hold an undergraduate degree equivalent to a Master in any discipline of Natural Sciences, Life Sciences or Medicine. Students who will finish their Master studies after the deadline but before July 2011 are welcome to apply as well.
The selection procedure, all training activities and communication will be in English. Thus, excellent written and spoken English skills are required.
For selected PhD students there is the possibility for up to 3 years employment with a contract that includes social benefits. Moreover, students receive competitive financial support.
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