PhD in Medical Sciences

Students with an academic master's degree (or equivalent), can apply for a PhD student position at the Medicine Section.

The University of Fribourg offers access to doctoral programmes in various domains of biomedical research. The aim of these programs is to complement the work of aspiring researchers by additional training and networking opportunities with a focus on one of the following subdomains:


Doctoral programs are optional, but it is recommended to all students to enroll in one of the above programs.

Degree conferred
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Medical Sciences

English, German and French

6 to 8 semesters full-time

Programme Start
Applications may be submitted at anytime

Further information
Course catalogue Regulations Research groups Open positions