The Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona), Spain has 6 PhD vacancies in biomedicine for international students across the world. Doctoral fellowships are available for the academic year 2011-2012.

PhD activities at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona) aim to provide life sciences and bioorganic chemistry students from across the world with the opportunity to do training and research toward their degree in a unique international and multidisciplinary scientific environment. IRB Barcelona is committed to high quality training for its students, offering close mentoring and access to a wide variety of scientific activities, services and networks. Its goal is to give their students everything they need for a solid start to a successful career in biomedical science.

IRB Barcelona International PhD Program Fellowships

The objective of this national call is to attract talented students by giving them an opportunity to begin their doctoral studies at IRB Barcelona. The training programme is launched with the aim to serve as a ‘bridge’ to cover the funding gap that students may experience between the time they receive their degree and when they begin to receive an external grant.

PhD Program Requirements

Students that have obtained a degree within the European Higher Education Area of a minimum of 240 ECTS are eligible to apply to do their PhD research training at IRB Barcelona. The university degree should qualify for the start of a PhD thesis in the student's home country. Non-European university degrees should be equivalent to a European diploma or degree.

Documents Required

Applicants will be asked to attach the following documents:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • A motivation letter
  • A scanned copy of the student’s certified Academic Record. These documents must show the grades attained in exam periods and should be presented in English, Spanish or Catalan. Sworn translation is needed if the certificate is written in other language.
  • Any additional files considered relevant to the application.
  • Two recommendation letters from university lecturers or scientists with who the applicant has studied or worked. Only letters with official letterhead and signature will be accepted.
Application details

Further application on PhD Program in Biomedicine, IRB Barcelona, Spain can be found on IRB Barcelona website.

Note application deadline to the PhD Program in Biomedicine is 02 June, 2011.

Please mention on your application while applying for this scholarship.

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