Postgraduate education

Doctorate in science - PhD

General information

Physicians who wish to pursue their training within the field of fundamental research have the possibility to undertake a doctorate in science. This postgraduate training is linked to the Section of biology or to the Department of biochemistry of the Faculty of science and it provides qualified physicians with the opportunity to obtain the title of Doctor in science, specialisation in biology, that is awarded by the Faculty of science. In parallel to this doctorate, physicians may register within the Doctorate in medicine programme in order to obtain the title of Doctor in medicine.

This diploma should not be confused with the Doctorate in medical science "MD-PhD" délivered by the Faculty of medicine.