PhD students will be involved in large-scale scientific projects carried out with excellent researchers from MUB, Center for Statistics (CenStat) of Hasselt University, Belgium; Center for Metabolomics and Bioanalysis (CEMBIO); University San Pablo-CEU, Madrid, Spain; University of Pécs, Hungary (UP); Fundación CNIC Carlos III-Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares, Spain (CNIC); and other international partners. Students will be required to complete the programme within 4 years (8 semesters), during which they will have an opportunity to attend multidisciplinary trainings, a variety of elective courses, and travel to foreign partner organisations' laboratories. ESRs will be involved in original research projects leading to the PhD degree. Supervision will be provided by senior academic staff, outstanding scientists from different European countries, in line with the research profile of the Department involved.
At the application stage each candidate will have to specify a thematic area of interest. Thematic areas to choose from are the following: