Description: PhD students have the opportunity to receive advanced education and to perform cutting-edge research in many fields of Life Sciences:
Duration: 3 years
PhD School coordinator: Prof. Martin Kater
PhD School vice-coordinator: Prof. Stefano Ricagno
PhD School secretary: Margherita Russo
To submit your application you need to register in the website of the University of Milan: here more information
Submit your application here (application on line ONLY): http://www.unimi.it/ENG/admission/92324.htm
- Master or equivalent qualification.
- Transcript of the exam list with grades (both bachelor and master)
- English language Certificate (minimum B2)
- Diploma Supplement 1
- Curriculum vitae
- A research project 2
- Publications (if any)
- Two recommendation letters
1 Diploma Supplement, issued by the University according to European Commission, Council of Europe and UNESCO/CEPES standards, or degree certificate in Italian or English from the University of provenance, indicating exams taken, corresponding grades and credits, and showing the statistical distribution of exam grades of each course. This document is not required of graduates/undergraduates of the University of Milan since it will be acquired internally.
2 Research project: the candidate is expected to write a mock 3-year research project (in English). Average length should be 5 pages. It may be based on the candidate’s master thesis or on other scientific topics; however, the topic should be relevant for the PhD school. The quality of mock 3-year research project will be evaluated in the first part of the selection and will be orally presented in the second part of the selection. Main criteria for the evaluation are scientific quality, rationale, feasibility, and experimental plan.
Application deadline: 24th of June 2019
PhD candidate selection: September 2019
Start of the PhD: October 2019 (tentative date)
Number of PhD positions available: 9+2 funded by the project "Department of Excellence" awarded to the Department of Biosciences by the Italian Ministry of Research.
For further information on this PhD school: http://www.unimi.it/ricerca/dottorati/111222.htm?dott=R11of1&anno=2019
Selection consists in:
Admission will be granted to candidates with a score of 70/100 and above
If you want to receive updates about the 2019 PhD selection or ask questions about the PhD school in Molecular and cellular biology please write to MCB.PhD@unimi.it