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Structured PhD Program «Epidemiology and Biostatistics»

Welcome to the PhD Program in Epidemiology and Biostatistics

The PhD program in Epidemiology and Biostatistics is one of 17 programs of the Life Science Zurich Graduate School offering a dynamic and stimulating international research environment. The overall goal is to train PhD students in designing, conducting and analyzing research studies in biomedicine. Depending on the specific research area students are expected to acquire core competencies in epidemiology or biostatistics.

The duration of the program is approximately 3-4 years. Graduates will obtain their PhD from either University of Zurich or ETH Zurich, depending on the affiliation of the main supervisor. The program language is English. If you are interested in the methodological foundations of clinical and population-based biomedical research and would like to join our PhD program, please apply through the online application system. For further questions, do not hesitate to contact us.

The program has close ties to the Master Program in Biostatistics and the Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Prevention Instituteat University of Zurich.


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Director: Prof. Dr. Milo Puhan
Coordinator: Dr. Marco Kaufmann