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Fully Funded PhD Fellowships,K.U.Leuven Doctoral School Biomedical Sciences, Belgium

The mission of the K.U.Leuven International Doctoral School Biomedical Sciences (Belgium) is to train young biomedical researchers to explore the fundamentals of living systems at all levels – from gene to cell to body and mind – and to leverage that knowledge to improve human health. For 2011 we can offer up to 16 fully-funded PhD positions in the following doctoral school programs:
Cancer: 1 fellowship
Cell Signaling and Therapeutics: 1 fellowship
Cognitive and Molecular Neuroscience: 2 fellowships
Drug Design and Development: From Target to Market: 2 fellowships
Immunology and Microbiology: 1 fellowship
Mechanisms of Human Disease: 2 fellowships
Molecular and Developmental Genetics: 2 fellowships
Molecular and Stem Cell Medicine: 5 fellowships
These positions are fully funded for 4 years.
Successful applicants will perform doctoral research under the supervision of a promoter who is affiliated to one of the doctoral school programs. In addition, the doctoral training includes thematic education and encourages PhD students to develop transferable skills. PhD students are expected to finalize the doctoral training and research within a period of four years. Applications are invited from enthusiastic (under)graduates in any relevant biomedical area with an excellent study track record.

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Further Scholarship Information and Application

Doctoral Positions in the International Doctoral School in Biomolecular Sciences, Italy

Applications for the doctoral positions are accepted from candidates, regardless of gender, age and nationality, who have an Italian “laurea specialistica” or “laurea magistrale” in compliance with Ministerial Decree no. 509 of 3.11.1999 as amended, a university degree of the previously enforced Italian regulations, or an equivalent academic degree obtained abroad.
The degree in scientific areas will be a preferential title.

Applicants who have a foreign degree which has not already been officially recognized as equivalent to an Italian degree must request the equivalence in their application for the present competition.
In such cases the documents required at the following art. 4 of the announcement must be enclosed with the application in order to allow the Doctoral School Committee to declare the value of such degree.

This evaluation is valid only to take part in the selection procedure.

The Doctorate School in Biomolecular Sciences is characterized by a program that enables students to acquire high-level skills in different research areas, encouraging the development of scientific and technological progress in innovative areas that require interdisciplinary approaches.
The teaching and research programs of the Doctoral School aim to promote cooperation with other Italian or foreign universities. For this reason, study periods abroad not exceeding one year are considered mandatory.

Application Deadline 30/09/2010 16:00:00