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To be eligible for the PhD programs of the Life Science Zurich Graduate School, applicants must hold a Master's degree or equivalent from a university in the field of natural sciences, medical sciences, computer sciences or engineering. Applicants admitted to the programs will have to register with either the University of Zurich or the ETH Zurich, depending on the affiliation of their future mentor.
The Life Science Zurich Graduate School application process is divided into two steps. Only online applications will be accepted:
Application form STEP 1 requires:
Selection of program preference
Names and addresses of at least two referees
Application form STEP 2 requires:
File upload (Master's degree, Bachelor's degree, academic transcript etc.) in PDF-format
The applicants must hold a Master's degree or equivalent from a university in the field of Natural Sciences. It is also possible to apply when the master's degree is received within six month after the application deadline. In this case please upload a copy of your Bachelor's degree or an academic transcript.
Assessment and selection procedure:
Applicants will be assessed on the basis of their application and the letters of recommendation. Short-listed candidates will be invited for a three-day interview in Zurich. We will reimburse travel expenses and provide free accommodation in Zurich.
Interview dates for July 1st deadline: Wednesday to Friday of week 36
Interview dates for December 1st deadline: Wednesday to Friday of week 6
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