EPFL Switzerland Life Sciences Summer Research Program 2020 | 2 Months | 2 Lakhs Stipend

Cutting-edge research ranging from engineering to quantitative biology at the shores of Lake Geneva.

We offer international bachelor students eight weeks of lab-immersion during the summer. Join one of our research groups and experience what it means to be part of the thriving science community in Switzerland. Open to students in biology, biophysics, chemistry, bioengineering, bioinformatics, quantitative biology and related fields.

Program Description

  • 25 participants each summer
  • 8 weeks of lab experience
  • Mentoring by faculty and scientific staff
  • Access to scientific seminars
  • Science related Friday afternoon workshops
  • Closing symposium with poster sessions from all participants
  • Rich program of social activities, including a day hike to Swiss alps with raclette, BBQ at a professors home and an excursion to the CERN

  • 2 months – July 6th to August 28th 2020
  • Students must be present during the entire program
  • Application deadline – January 31st 2020,
  • Please note that you must have your documents and referee details ready to upload when you start to fill out the application. There is no option to save and come back to it.   Also, the referees will only receive their link to upload your letter when you submit your application.  Please keep this in mind when organizing your application.

  • Each student receives CHF 3,200 for the two-month period which covers housing and living costs.
  • Housing is reserved and paid for out of the stipends beforehand.
  • Students are housed together either in Lausanne or Geneva depending on lab assignment.
  • Students have either single rooms or double rooms and share a kitchen and bathroom facilities with their fellow SRP participants.
  • The majority of travel costs to and from Switzerland is covered. The program reimburses up to CHF 1,000 for overseas flights and CHF 500 for shorter distances

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