Application for the FMI PhD Program

General requirements

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.). US applicants with only a Bachelor must have successfully completed courses in Biophysics and must have laboratory experience leading to a research thesis.

There are two deadlines each year in May and November. All applications are reviewed by the PhD Program Committee. A shortlist of candidates will be invited for interviews in June and January, respectively.

The application

Please fill in the online application form . Please note that this information and relevant documents will be distributed within the FMI for assessment.
» Online application form


In case of questions, please contact the FMI PhD Program office:
Elida Keller,

Important dates

Application deadline: November 20, 2017  
Interviews: End of January, 2018  
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