Ph.D. in Neurobiology
Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology PAS
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Cooperation with excellent neurobiologists, molecular biologists, and biochemists. Scholarships for all doctoral students. Trips to conferences abroad. Emphasis on ambitious experiments, with lectures limited as much as possible. In short, this is how the path to the Ph.D. title at the Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology at the Polish Academy of Sciences looks like. Nencki Institute is a prestigious institution with the highest A+ category awarded by the Ministry of Science.
A future doctor candidate must be a graduate of masters or equivalent studies or a laureate of the Diamond Grant. The recruitment committee appreciates ambition, commitment to scientific work, and knowledge of the field chosen by the candidate. Studies take four years. In justified cases, this period can be extended to five years. Studies are free. Young scientists can participate in English classes and international students – in Polish classes. The Institute helps interested persons prepare grant applications. At the end of each year, a doctoral student prepares a report – a presentation of results achieved in the last year. To pursue a doctoral dissertation, the student must be an author or co-author of a scientific publication, published or accepted for printing by a reviewed magazine. To complete the studies, one must pass an exam in the major area and philosophy and statistics.