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Admission process

Admission requirements | Candidates selection
 

Admission requirements

The students receive information on the MD-PhD programme at the beginning of their studies. The candidates must have passed the exams of the 1st year or the following years of the Bachelor in Medicine. The selection criteria is based on successful grades, scientific commitment, planned research project and an interview with the President of the MD-PhD Commission. Once selected candidates are admitted into the programme.

pdf   Règlement MD-PhD  (2794 Kb)

pdf   General Information  (260 Kb)

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Candidates selection

 

  1. At the end of the second year of the Bachelor in Medicine medical students receive information on the MD-PhD programme. The interested student contacts the MD-PhD Secretary : md-phd@unil.ch. (send a CV with a photo and results of the exams in medicine).
     
  2. The student discusses his intentions with the President and the Secretary of the MD-PhD Commission and he receives all the information necessary. The President and the Secretary of the MD-PhD Commission are at disposal of the candidate for new meetings, information or to help with the research of the laboratory and the financing.
     
  3. The preparatory training (min. 25 ECTS credits) starts in the second year of the Bachelor in Medicine and continues until the end of the studies (Track I). It also can be accomplished after the studies in medicine (Track II).
     
  4. At the end of the third year of the Bachelor in Medicine medical students receive once more information on the MD-PhD programme.
     
  5. During the first year of the Master in Medicine the student is called by the local Commission to present his motivations, host laboratory and thesis project (send form I and II).
     
  6. At the beginning of the second year of the Master in Medicine medical students receive once more information on the MD-PhD programme.
     
  7. The student presents again his thesis project (Powerpoint presentation: 5min and 3 slides) in the second year of the Master in Medicine (send form I, II and III).
     
  8. The thesis project is finalized during the last Master year to be submitted in December to the federal Commission to obtain a fellowship (Powerpoint presentation: 5min and 3 slides).
     
  9. In May of the last year of the Master in Medicine the thesis project is presented in the federal Commission to obtain a fellowship.

 

doc   Form I  (270 Kb)

doc   Formulaire II  (253 Kb)

doc   Form III  (78 Kb)

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