Program 2020-2021

Programme & schedules are currently being updated.
Registration for the tutorials and courses of period 1 is postponed to September 7th-16th 2020.

Courses organized by the Doctoral School - On-line registration
Taking place during period 1 : October & November
Sessions taking place in November will be organized on-line
Introduction to Matlab programming on-line
Scientific writing and publishing Autumn Session
On-line registration for period 1 : 30.08-08.09.21
Taking place during period 2 : December, January & February
Scientific writing and publishing Winter Session
On-line registration for period 2 : 9-18.11.20
Taking place during period 3 : March, April & May
Bioinformatics Algorithms - Exam will take place in June/July 2021 with Msc students during the official exam period. No other special examination date will be accepted.
Inborn Diseases of Metabolism Affecting Brain Development 
Introduction to Clinical Research Methods
Hands-on introduction to machine learning for biomedical data New

Scientific writing and publishing Spring Session 

Statistical methods: theory and applications: 
Possibility to take part to 1 or more modules.
Modules 1 & 2 (or courses considered to be equivalent) are mandatory before registering for 3 & 4.
-Module 1: Introduction to R (in EN) 
-Module 2: Multiple linear regression (in EN)
-Module 3: Analyse de survie (exceptionally in French) 
-Module 4: Statistics for Genomic Data Analysis (in EN) 
On-line registration for period 3 : 03-14.02.21
Taking place during period 4 : June & July
Ethics, scientific integrity & plagiarism - Postponed to Autumn 2021
Introduction to computer-aided drug design 
Modern magnetic resonance imaging applications in biology and medicine 
On-line registration for period 4 : 10-19.05.21


Other Courses & Organizers - Registration directly via the organizers (see the conditions on their websites)
Business & project management
CTI Business Concept Training - 4 ECTS
SciFilmIt Hackathon Lausanne - 1 ECTS
Applications by June 28th
Digital skills
EPFL Extension School - Courses might be validated under request- Modules will be recognized for a maximum of 4 ECTS in your doctoral program.
English in academia (recognized if the entry level of the PhD student is B2)
Academic writing skills for doctoral students (B2/C1) - Cours block- 2 ECTS
Academic writing skills for doctoral students (B2/C1) - 2 ECTS
Communicating in English in an academic context for Master and PhD students - 1 ECTS
Coaching for Communicating in English in an Academic Context - 1 ECTS
Presenting Research in English (for Doctoral Students & Researchers) - 1 ECTS
Radiophysique médicale : physique de la radiothérapie  - Detailed program  - starting in March 9th 
Science/Life Science - Refresher course/Mise à niveau
0 ECTS  in the PhD in Life Sciences
Fundamentals in Molecular Biology 
Introduction to fluorescence imaging for the analysis of living cells
Thesis from A to Z, spice up your research
  • Courses: a minimal duration of 8 hours is required.
  • ECTS points are not granted for PhD thesis consultations and career orientation/networking activities.
Open access, project management for researchers and more...
Continuing vocational training
Modules will be recognized for 4 ECTS maximum in your PhD program in Life Sciences ; on the 12 ECTS, 6 ECTS max can be obtained in the "transversal skills" category.
Diploma of Advanced Studies (DAS) Work+Health
Master of Advanced Studies (MAS) in Toxicology (Registration 31st August 18)
Master of Advanced Studies (MAS) in Health Economics and Management 
And others - Evaluations are done under request.


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