PhD in Molecular and Experimental Medicine: applications OPEN

It is now possible to apply for the 3-year international PhD Programme in Molecular and Experimental Medicine (MEM), providing training in various fields of life sciences and molecular medicine. 

The PhD programme is run in English and will start on 1 January 2019.

The MEM PhD Programme, coordinated by Professor Maria Rescigno, covers numerous scientific areas, including:

  • Experimental and Clinical Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Applied Biology
  • Experimental and Clinical Pharmacological science
  • Pathology and Laboratory Diagnostics
  • General Clinical Surgery
  • Specialised Clinical Medicine
  • Clinical Radiology

There are 8 positions availableThe gross annual amount of each scholarship is € 18.000,00, paid in monthly instalments and income tax free.


The admission process is now open: eligible candidates can apply exclusively online by July 31st, 2018 at 23.59 (Italian time).

The number of positions and/or scholarships may increase if additional funding becomes available. Positions without salary are open to structured personnel or collaborators of companies or institutions provided that they pass the admission process (PhD Executive).

Visit the PhD in Medicine page to know more about the research topics, the Academic Board and the admission process. 


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