Foundations & Ethics of the Life Sciences / General info
This Ph.D. program is open to students having either a scientific or a philosophical degree, such as: Bioinformatics, Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Cognitive Science, Law, Medicine, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Physics, Statistics, Veterinary. The course aims to create internationally recognized scholars in the fields of the foundations of the Life Sciences, ethical analysis and the relationships between biomedicine and society.
- Research topics:
Philosophy of Life sciences, Bioethics, Biomedicine and Society. [more info]
- Training offered:
Courses are provisioned during the first three years and include a full multidisciplinary training in biology and medicine, as well as in logic, philosophy of sciences, ethics and epistemology.
In the context of training activity, the school sites promote a high-tier program of scientific and philosophical seminars presented by international acclaimed speakers.
The research activity will be part of the training. In fact theoretical courses will be complemented by a mandatory period of training in a research laboratory.
- Working language: English
- HOW TO APPLY:
Applications are accepted exclusively online once a year in the period July-September. Go to how to apply section for more info.
- Starting date: 1st November of each year
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