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PhD scholarship in Biological sciences


   Doctoral School of Exact and Natural Sciences

   Applications accepted all year round  Competition Funded PhD Project (Students Worldwide)

About the Project

Please note that the “Biology” PhD Programme is carried out in Polish

The "Biology" PhD study programme prepares students for a doctoral degree in the discipline of biological sciences. More information about the programme can be found here.

The PhD study programme offered lasts 8 semesters and provides the opportunity to achieve learning outcomes in terms of knowledge, skills and social competences as specified for the 8th level of the PQF (Polish Qualifications Framework).

The “Biology” PhD study programme provides the following benefits:

  • obtaining an advanced level qualification in the biological sciences.
  • https://www.uj.edu.pl/uniwersytet-z-collegium-medicum/historia.
  • personal development through participation in the work of experienced research teams, establishing national and international scientific contacts through extensive collaboration with scientific institutions.
  • conducting interdisciplinary research with a multifaceted approach to research in terms of theory and practice.
  • Contact with renowned scientists from the Jagiellonian University and other Polish and foreign universities in disciplines related to your study.
  • Access to specialized laboratories equipped with modern equipment such as diagnostic microscopes, a transmission electron microscope for biological applications and a flow cytometer.
  • Participating in research projects and acquiring your own projects.
  • Participating in summer schools.
  • Obtaining language certificates.
  • Popularization of science as broadly understood.

Added benefits:

The graduate of the “Biology” PhD study programme:

  • Is prepared to practice science, carry out research and conduct teaching activities at the university level.
  • Is able to use in practice the acquired knowledge in the field of biological sciences to construct innovative research hypotheses in order to solve theoretical and practical problems.
  • Is able to support the development of others through teaching with the use of modern methodology, techniques and educational tools
  • Possesses the necessary social competences
  • Understands the need and shows readiness to fulfil social obligations resulting from conducting scientific research.

Link to programme: https://science.phd.uj.edu.pl/en_GB/programme/biology

Application deadline: Rekrutacja 2021/2022 - Doctoral School of Exact and Natural Sciences - Jagiellonian University https://science.phd.uj.edu.pl/en_GB/recruitment/biology (uj.edu.pl)


Funding Notes

Education at the Jagiellonian University Doctoral Schools is free. Each PhD student receives a scholarship in the amount set by law or more, depending on the source of funding. In addition, each PhD student may apply for funding for the implementation of his/her doctoral project. 
The scholarship, which is awarded to each doctoral student admitted to the school, is:
• before the mid-term evaluation -  PLN 2,371.70
• after the mid-term evaluation – PLN 3,653.70
All PhD students of the Jagiellonian University Doctoral Schools are exempt from any tuition fees for training within the doctoral programmes scheme.

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