Interdisciplinary doctoral programme in BIOMEDICINE,
provided by the Biotechnical Faculty, Faculty of Pharmacy, Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Technology, Faculty of Medicine, Veterinary Faculty; in cooperation with the Jožef Stefan Institute, the National Institute of Chemistry and National Institute of Biology.
Kongresni trg 12, 1000 Ljubljana, e-mail:
More information at: http://www.uni-lj.si/study/doctoral/biomedicine/.
Duration of study: 4 years
No. of enrolment places: 180 – in total for citizens of the Republic of Slovenia, citizens of EU Member States, Slovenians without Slovenian citizenship and foreign citizens
Enrolment in the doctoral study programme is open to candidates who have completed:
Enrolment in the doctoral programme in Biomedicine is also open to graduates of foreign universities. The equivalence of prior learning in another country will be established by means of the procedure for the recognition of foreign qualifications for the purposes of continuing education in accordance with the Statutes of the University of Ljubljana.
Selection criteria in the event of restricted enrolment:
In the event of restricted enrolment, the candidates will be selected based on:
The rating method is determined by the Programme Council.
In the event of restricted enrolment, candidates with a higher total score will be selected.
Mode of study: part-time study
Procedures and deadlines for application to the Call and enrolment:
To enrol, candidates (citizens of the Republic of Slovenia, citizens of EU Member States, Slovenians without Slovenian citizenship) must complete and submit the electronic application form published on the online eVŠ portal (https://portal.evs.gov.si/prijava/?locale=en) no later than by Wednesday, 14 August 2020 (inclusive of that date), and send the required attachments published on the website http://www.uni-lj.si/study/doctoral/biomedicine/application/call-b/ by the stated deadline by registered mail to University of Ljubljana, Kongresni trg 12, 1000 Ljubljana, marked “for Biomedicine”, or to the e-mail address by the required deadline.
The initial application deadline for non-EU foreign citizens (31 May 2020) was extended to 9 June 2020.
Enrolment will be conducted electronically via the websites of member faculties that coordinate specific scientific fields:
- at the Biotechnical Faculty for the fields of genetics and microbiology,
- at the Faculty of Pharmacy for the fields of pharmacy, clinical biochemistry, laboratory biomedicine and toxicology,
- at the Faculty of Medicine for the fields of biochemistry and molecular biology, clinical medicine, basic medicine, public health and neuroscience,
- at the Veterinary Faculty for the field of veterinary medicine,
and will be completed by 30 September 2020 at the latest.
Prior to enrolment, candidates are required to choose a mentor and submit, upon enrolment at the latest, the mentor’s written consent to mentorship. The mentor must provide at least three references pertaining to the field of the envisaged topic of the candidate’s doctoral dissertation, and must meet other conditions laid down by the University of Ljubljana regarding mentorship in doctoral studies. Candidates are also required to submit their concept for the doctoral dissertation, and must do so by enrolment at the latest.
All other enrolment-related information will be published on the website of the Biomedicine study programme.