Doctoral researchers enrolled in the MSC/PhD program will receive a Masters degree (after submitting an experimental Master’s thesis) and a PhD (after submitting an experimental PhD thesis) with the dissertation phase. The MSc/PhD program emphasizes research-based training, problem-solving and critical-thinking skills and the development of individual interests.
– After two years the MSC/PhD students will submit an experimental thesis and take the examination to obtain a Masters degree in Biosciences.
– Provided the students excel they will continue their research project and, after an additional 3 to 3.5 years, submit their doctoral thesis. Those students who are not qualified will leave the program with an MSc degree.
– HBIGS offers up to 12 competitive MSC/PhD fellowships to outstanding applicants from all over the world.