PhD Program

The Medical Faculty of the University of Basel offers a Doctoral Degree in Biomedical Engineering (PhD, Dr. sc. med.). Doctoral students in Biomedical Engineering usually also enter the PhD program in Biomedical Engineering. This program provides advanced educational tools to complement the existing doctoral supervision.

PhD program offers:

  • Advanced courses, lectures and seminars with international guest speakers
  • Annual Summer School
  • Final certificate


Approved PhD students of the Faculty of Medicine and Science Faculty with a dissertation topic in Biomedical Engineering may enter this doctoral program. Applications should be submitted to PhD students not enrolled at the Faculty of Medicine can participate at the organized events but they cannot receive the PhD program certificate.

PhD in Biomedical Engineering – Testimonial by Marek Zelechowski: