PhD at Institute of Oncology Research (IOR) means full immersion in a dynamic, challenging and intellectual community of students coming from different countries. The IOR provides high-level scientific education both for undergraduate students, experimental diploma thesis as well as graduate students. The PhD program, which includes seminars, lectures, classes and an annual retreat, is carried out in collaboration with the Università della Svizzera Italiana (main partner) and other Swiss universities. The experimental work is organized at IOR under the direct supervision of a Group Leader. Part of the IOR International PhD Program in Cancer Biology and Oncology entails an international lecture series, with presentations given by internationally recognized leaders scientists in the field of cancer. Join a world-class community of scholars and education leaders exploring new frontiers in learning and teaching!
For applications to the IOR PhD Program there is no official deadline: please contact directly the head of the laboratory you would be interested in. Send a complete CV and names of referees
The Lecture Series of the PhD program is made possible thought the generosity of IBSA Foundation for Scientific Research.
Current open PhD Program applications: