Graduate Schools (MD-PhD, PhD)

PhD Programs of the Medical Faculty, jointly run with other faculties

The Graduate School for Cellular and Biomedical Sciences (GCB) of the University of Bern, jointly administered by the Faculties of Medicine, Science and Vetsuisse, offers structured, experimental research training programs leading to a PhD, MD.PhD or DVM.PhD degree.

The PhD program aims to provide comprehensive, internationally competitive training in the theory and practice of experimental research as well as in-depth specialist knowledge of the individually selected research area.



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The Graduate School for Health Sciences (GHS) is an interdisciplinary program jointly organized by the Faculty of Medicine and the Faculty of Human Sciences.

In the research-oriented curricula psychological and physiologcal factors that determine the health of individuals and groups in their social contexts and physical environments are taught.



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Question and answer sheet on research opportunities in the field of human and detal medicine in German (Fachschaft_FragenFinal)

Flyer “Programm MD-PhD» der Graduate School for Cellular and Biomedical Sciences (GCB) in German (UniBE_MD-PhDFlyer2020)

Funding possibilities:
- Grant for Protected Research Time
- National MD-PhD Program

More information on funding possibilities (Link)