UNIL Summer Undergraduate Research Programme (School of Biology)

Study in:Switzerland
Deadline: 31 January 2018

UNIL Summer Undergraduate Research Programme (School of Biology): Faculty of Biology and Medicine at University of Lausanne (UNIL) offers the School of Biology Summer Undergraduate Research (SUR) Programme.

Duration: July 4th to August 29th
  • The programme is open to undergraduates who have completed the second or third year of their university degree in any biological or medical field.
  • Applicants who have completed only one year of an undergraduate degree, or who will have graduated by the time of the programme are not eligible.
  • Applications are open to students of any nationality and be studying in any country.
  • Applicant must possess very good abilities in written and spoken English.
  • Selected students must be present for the entire programme to participate.

Selection criteria:

  • The programme is highly competitive and students are chosen based upon their academic record (typically GPA >3.75 or equivalent, and/or top 5% class ranking), personal statements, and letters of recommendation.


Following materials are required with online application.

  • Transcripts: document should be named in the following format: “CandidateSurname_Transcripts.pdf”
  • 2 Recommendation letters: document should be e-mailed directly by your referees to sur@unil.ch before the application deadline.

Potential host laboratories for the SUR Programme (UNIL Faculty of Biology and Medicine)

Section of Fundamental Sciences

  • Biotechnology Institute
  • Department of Biochemistry (DB)
  • Department of Plant Molecular Biology (DBMV)
  • Department of Ecology and Evolution (DEE)
  • Department of Fundamental Microbiology (DMF)
  • Department of Fundamental Neurosciences (DNF)
  • Departement of Pharmacology and Toxicology (DPT)
  • Department of Physiology (DP)
  • Center for Integrative Genomics (CIG)
  • Department of Information Systems (ISI)
  • Department of Computational Biology (DCB)

Section of Clinical Sciences

  • Centre de neurosciences psychiatriques (CNP)
  • Centre des Maladies Moléculaires
  • Institute of Microbiology
  • Infectious Diseases Service
  • Department of Clinical Neurosciences
  • Division of Experimental Oncology
  • Laboratory for Investigative Neurophysiology (The LINE)
  • Neuroimaging Research Laboratory
—————–Quick Overview————-
Organization University of Lausanne (UNIL)
Fellowship Level Internship
Country Switzerland
Subject areas Biology, Biotechnology, Neuroscience, Biomedical,  Microbiology, Computational Biology
Fellowship amount Varies
Eligibility Open to all nationalities
Deadline 31st January 2018

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