To be eligible to pursue an MD-PhD, the student must:
- be a holder of a Master degree in medicine from a Swiss university or a University degree deemed equivalent by the Admission office (Service des Immatriculation et Inscriptions) ;
- be admitted to the MD-PhD programme by the MD-PhD Commission of Lausanne;
- have completed the preparatory training (Track I or II);
- have a thesis Director;
- be registered at the University of Lausanne and at the Faculty of Biology and Medicine prior to the beginning of their thesis. To register, the candidate must complete the administrative procedures described in Annex 2 of the « Règlement pour l'obtention du grade de Docteur ès sciences de la vie (PhD) ».