University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge


This course provides advanced, interdisciplinary training in molecular biology and associated scientific disciplines; European molecular biology laboratory (EMBL) PhD students receive theoretical and practical training, and conduct a research project under the supervision of an EMBL faculty member, monitored by a thesis advisory committee.

Entry requirements

PhD applicants must hold, or anticipate receiving before enrolment, a university degree that would formally qualify them to enter a PhD or equivalent programme in the country where the degree was initially obtained; all applications are evaluated solely on the basis of qualification and scientific potential.

Sponsorship information

EMBL studentship programme.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time £ 3,924 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
PhD Full-time £ 18,732 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cambridge University Cambridge CB2 1TN East of England

Key information

Telephone number: 
01223 760606