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PhD program in Molecular Biomedicine
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Information on the admission exam:

1. Submit your application using the University of Trieste website.
Read carefully the "bando", understand ALL requirements, fill ALL documents and forms, and pay the registration fee.

2. You will submit the following documents:

i) A concise but complete Curriculum Vitae, focusing on any research experience, and on degree thesis activity (including University graduation mark, and eventual publications and communications);

ii) An abstract of your degree Thesis (i.e. Master degree or comparable qualification) using the template provided HERE
If you are in the final stages of an ITALIAN undergraduate program you may apply, but you must graduate no later than October 31, 2017. In this case, you will submit an abstract of your Thesis work.

iii) A self-presentation letter. Describe your objectives and the reasons why you want to be enrolled in this PhD program (in English);

iv) Reference letters. You should obtain TWO letters of reference from previous supervisors or teachers. They MUST email directly the letters to the school address (dmm@units.it) before the deadline indicated on the "bando".

3. Upload all material required through the on-line interface, NOT LATER than the deadline indicated on the bando. It is highly recommended to upload the material IN ADVANCE.

4. The exam is an INTERVIEW.
Candidates will discuss their previous research experiences, as well as some general subjects pertinent to molecular medicine. Interviewers will evaluate the background of the candidates, their past experience, and their attitute towards scientific research and the experimental approach. In particular, interviewers will try to establish the real committment of the candidates to pursue a career in Biomedical Science. Working knowledge of English will be verified.

5. You must be aware of the projects available (listed here), and decide beforehand which laboratories you would like to work in, if you are admitted to the program. This information will be asked during interviews.

6. If you want to apply for one of the positions funded by the european social fund (FSE) you must submit a research project using the specific form downloadable from the University of Trieste website, paying careful attention to the specific requirements for each position.

7. All applicants are encouraged to contact in advance any preferred supervisors, to obtain better information on the labs and available research projects.

Admission exam:

July 17th, 2017
Deadline for application:
13.00 CET, June 19th, 2017