Dear visitor

It gives me great pleasure to welcome you to the web site of the Life Science Zurich Graduate School.

Students accepted in the programs will receive a comprehensive and challenging Ph.D. education that will allow them to develop into tomorrow's leaders in biological research. If that sounds like fun, then you are the type of student we are looking for.

You are welcome to apply now!

Professor Eilika Weber-Ban
Director LSZGS


Can I apply?
As a rule you must hold or anticipate receiving a university Master’s degree or equivalent in the field of natural sciences, computer sciences or engineering. With an excellent track record and good skills in spoken and written English you are welcome to apply to our PhD programs. Our funded positions are open for national and international (also non-EU) students. PhD studies at our programs usually last around 4 years.

When can I apply?
Our deadlines are 1 July and 1 December (23:59 CET).

Further information needed?
Our FAQ answer many questions. 



Mario, a 3rd year PhD student says...
“What I appreciate about the Graduate School in Zurich and its PhD programs is that it provides a comprehensive interdisciplinary platform and encourages the exchange of ideas between students from different research groups. In addition, we benefit from a wide range of interesting courses”.