The Graduate School for Cellular and Biomedical Sciences (GCB) of the University of Bern, jointly administered by the Faculties of Medicine, Science and Vetsuisse, offers structured, experimental research training programs leading to a PhD, MD.PhD or DVM.PhD degree.
The PhD program aims to provide comprehensive, internationally competitive training in the theory and practice of experimental research as well as in-depth specialist knowledge of the individually selected research area. It directs the students towards independent scientific work and enables them to assume scientific responsibility.
Research training is available in the areas of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Biomedical Sciences, Cell Biology, Immunology, Neuroscience, and Epidemiology.
Applicants should possess a Master's degree, or equivalent, in Life Sciences or related areas, Biomedical Engineering, Medicine, Dentistry, or Veterinary Medicine.
Information COVID-19 - update 30.06.2021
The GCB joins the University Executive Board and the crisis management team in asking for your cooperation in dealing with the current situation containing Covid-19 and thank you for your enormous commitment. According to the Unileitung guidelines in April, 2021 - It is possible to have thesis defenses and mid-term exams in presence for up to 50 people. However, it is not allowed to exceed 1/3 of the maximal capacity of the room - Wherever possible we encourage to continue with the current form of doing the thesis defenses and mid-term exams online (one examiner in the room with the student). - We decided to keep these guidlines in place unitl at least the start of the new Semester in September 2021.
When you have questions, please contact the GCB email@example.com email directly.
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