University of Geneva
International PhD program
in Life Sciences

Geneva offers an outstanding environment for study and research in the molecular life sciences in a beautiful natural setting. Highly motivated students with a Master’s degree or equivalent can apply to the program.

Biochemistry Cell Biology Molecular Biology Genetics and Evolution Plant Biology Chemistry NovImmune

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Application deadlines

International PhD program recruits applicants twice a year, in June and December.

YearApplicationInterview selectionInterviewStart
2017June 15, 2017July 3, 2017Sept 7/8 2017Jan 2018

The accepted applicants can typically start lab work approximately 2-6 months after acceptance. The precise start date depends on the situation of the host laboratory and the processing time for work permit application.

Where We Come From

The map shows current and past members of the PhD program.

Map legend: : students, : PIs