Biozentrum PhD Fellowships Program 2023 at University of Basel
Applications are invited from suitably qualified international candidates for the Biozentrum PhD Fellowships Program at University of Basel for the 2023/2024 session. This program is open to PhD candidates.
This Fellowship program is a fully funded opportunity given to qualified PhD candidates. This program is sponsored by Werner Siemens-Foundation & University of Basel and hosted by University of Basel, Switzerland. The fellowships offer direct access to the PhD program of the Biozentrum, University of Basel, additional financial support, a rotation-based selection of the research group, and support for the attendance of scientific meetings and courses during the PhD.
The University of Basel is a university in Basel, Switzerland. Founded on 4 April 1460, it is Switzerland’s oldest university and among the world’s oldest surviving universities. The university is traditionally counted among the leading institutions of higher learning in the country. The associated Basel University Library is the largest and among the most important libraries in Switzerland. The university hosts the faculties of theology, law, medicine, humanities and social sciences, science, psychology, and business and economics, as well as numerous cross-disciplinary subjects and institutes, such as the Biozentrum for biomedical research and the Institute for European Global Studies. In 2020, the university had 13,139 students and 378 professors. International students accounted for 27 percent of the student body.
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The aim of the fellowships which are sponsored by the Werner Siemens-Foundation and the University of Basel is to select and promote highly talented graduate students in the area of Life Sciences.
In contrast to many other PhD student programs that aim at a broad recruitment of many candidates, the Biozentrum PhD Fellowships are awarded on a competitive basis to a maximum of 10 successful candidates per year.
Recipients are offered a unique rotation-based selection of a research group of choice and a number of other incentives that foster the scientific excellence and the career prospects of these PhD candidates.
Fellowship Sponsor(s): Werner Siemens-Foundation & University of Basel
Host Institution(s): University of Basel, Switzerland
Fellowship Worth: Funded
Number of Awards: 10
Study Level: PhD
Nationality: International Students
Requirement and Eligibility Criteria for Biozentrum PhD Fellowships Program 2023:
- Applicants must be international students
- You must hold or expect soon a university degree that qualifies you for a PhD program at the University of Basel (MSc and equivalent).
- In exceptional cases, outstanding students with a 4-year bachelor’s degree, typically from outside the Bologna system, are also eligible to apply. These will be able to complete a Master’s program on a fast-track at the University of Basel as part of their fellowship.
- In order to be eligible to receive the fellowship, candidates can neither be enrolled as a PhD student at the University of Basel nor have signed a PhD working contract at the University of Basel at the decision date of the respective fellowship call.
Application Procedures for the 2023/2024 Biozentrum PhD Fellowships Program (how to apply):
- Electronic copies of your diploma/MSc degree with grades and transcripts as pdf files
- CV or scientific résumé (maximum one page, pdf format)
- Names and contact information of 2 referees from your previous academic environment (usually faculty members). The referees will be contacted automatically and will be asked for a reference letter.
You will get further information about the application procedure as soon as you have submitted your application.
Application Deadline: May 25, 2023
For more information about this opportunity, Visit the Official Website.