PhD in Biology
4 - 5 years
CNY 10,000 / per year **
31 Mar 2024*
Earliest start date
* 1st round: November 13th 2023 | 2nd round: March 31st 2024
** all admitted students receive a full tuition grant
Westlake University’s Biology department is a pioneering, supportive, and innovative community of scholar-practitioners focused on building excellence between the biological sciences and related branches of physical science, medicine, engineering, and material sciences. The doctoral program in Biology at Westlake University provides opportunities for interdisciplinary research across the Life Sciences and related fields. Doctoral students in our program contribute to the development of new technologies, methodologies, and scientific innovations with the guidance of our globally respected faculty. Each graduate student in the program is generally provided with teaching or research assistant fellowships for the duration of their studies. In addition, sufficient financial support at the department and school levels are offered to all students.
Scholarships and Funding
Westlake University is committed to making Ph.D. education valuable and affordable. We provide financial support for our doctoral students to cover their tuition, on-campus room and board rates, insurance premiums, and other living costs. All admitted Ph.D. students in our programs receive full tuition grants and a monthly living stipend to cover daily living expenses. In addition, Westlake houses world-class laboratories and multiple shared facilities that support a diverse array of cutting-edge research. Our facilities are well-funded and well-equipped, giving our Ph.D. students sufficient resources to succeed in their research, academics, and professional endeavors.
Westlake University Tuition Grants
All admitted Ph.D. students in our program receive tuition grants to cover the cost of tuition for the duration of their studies.
Westlake University Fellowship
All admitted Ph.D. students receive the Westlake University Fellowship. The fellowship provides a monthly living stipend. The average fellowship award for 4 years is approximately ¥330,000RMB.
Applicants to the Ph.D. program in Biology can focus on one of the following seven Research Fields: