Welcome to the PhD Program in Epidemiology and Biostatistics!

The PhD program in Epidemiology and Biostatistics of the University of Zurich is one of the 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 the University of Zurich or the 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 to our program 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 Institute of the University of Zurich.

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