Entrance criteria

Students applying for the CS&D PhD programme must be enrolled in their last year of a Master's programme in the Life Sciences or equivalent and should have succesfully completed this programme before the start of the PhD programme.


Applicants are expected to have basic knowledge in the following areas:

  • Developmental Biology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Cell Biology
  • Biomedicine
  • Molecular Genetics
  • Functional Genetics
  • Bioinformatics

as well as proficiency in English.

Admission is competitive; applications are evaluated on basis of qualification, scientific potential and motivation.


Inquiries about available PhD positions should be directed to the CS&D group leaders.