You can focus your research on:
- Neuronal circuits and behaviour
- Mechanisms of neuronal development
- Plasticity and learning
- Mechanisms of brain disease
More information about the PhD curricula, the attractive PhD programs and the admission procedures is found below.
There are three institutes/departments in Basel offering PhD programs which lead to a PhD in Neurobiology:
Please consult the institute websites for details.
Admission to a PhD program requires a Masters (MSc) degree. If you have a MSc degree or equivalent in Biology, Psychology or Medicine, additional information can be found below. If you do not yet have an MSc degree, feel free to contact representatives of the institutes you are interested in for additional information.
YOU HAVE A MASTER IN NATURAL SCIENCES (PHIL II):
You want to go for a PhD IN NEUROBIOLOGY provided by the FACULTY OF NATURAL SCIENCES:
YOU HAVE A MASTER IN PSYCHOLOGY
PhD IN PSYCHOLOGY provided by the FACULTY OF PSYCHOLOGY
YOU HAVE A MASTER IN MEDICINE
and want to go for a DR. SC. MED OR MD-PhD
There are several ways to proceed: Either you aim to obtain the title of Dr. sc. med. (see 1.) or a MD-PhD (see 2.)
1. You wish to obtain a Dr. sc. med. (scientiarum medicarum) title. This title is acknowledged by the Faculty of Medicine.
Please consult the following pages:
Dr. sc. med. (scientiarum medicarum) at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Basel
2. You have a master in medicine and wish to go for a MD-PhD at the Faculty of Science.
As student enrolled in this PhD program are subject to the prevailing PhD regulations of the Faculty of Science https://medizin.unibas.ch/lehre/doctoral-degrees/md-phd/md-phd-at-the-facult-of-science.html
A further possibility is to apply at the Friedrich Miescher Institute. Please consult this page: https://www.fmi.ch/training/md-phd/
You have a master in medicine and want to get a MD-PhD at the Faculty of Medicine please consult the following pages:
Link für MD-PhD at the Faculty of Medicine https://biomedizin.unibas.ch/en/education-careers/md-phd/ and
MD-PhD in Switzerland
Please follow the steps as indicated on the above mentioned websites. Please note: The coordination office does not post and mediate free PhD or MD-PhD positions.
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