International Ph.D Programs in the Life Sciences

 
 
Zürich
Zürich
 

 

 

 

The Life Science Zurich Graduate School consists of 18 highly competitive Ph.D. programs, run jointly by the ETH Zurich and the University of Zurich.

We aim to attract to Zurich the most promising young scientists from across the world. Our programs offer a comprehensive and challenging Ph.D. education that allows our students to develop into tomorrow's leaders in life science research.

 

 

The Life Science Zurich Graduate School consists of several highly competitive Ph.D. programs
 
 

How do I finance my PhD?

All research groups within the Life Science Zurich Graduate School provide financial support in accordance with the Ph.D. student salary set by the Swiss National Science Foundation (at present CHF 47'040.- in the 1st year; 48'540.- in the 2nd year; 50'040.- in the 3rd and 4th year).

How can I apply?

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: 

www.lifescience-graduateschool.uzh.ch/en/application

How is the research environment?

Our aim is to attract to Zurich the most promising young scientists from across the world. We offer you a challenging training environment, a clear mentoring system and the opportunity to perform cutting-edge research. As a PhD student you are part of a vivid scientific and social community and get the opportunity to work with the leading scientists in your field of interest. With around 400 research groups and more than 1200 PhD students, the Life Science Zurich Graduate School is one of the largest graduate schools in Europe.

Contact details

Dr. Susanna Bachmann  
Life Science Zurich Graduate School
University of Zurich
Winterthurerstrasse 190
CH-8057 Zurich

Email: gradschool@lifescience.uzh.ch 
Website: www.lifescience-graduateschool.uzh.ch/en