International PhD Course in Molecular Medicine

International PhD Course in Molecular Medicine


The application to the International PhD Course in Molecular Medicine can be submitted, regardless of age or citizenship, by those holding a 5-year University Degree (according to the old Italian regulation), a Master’s Degree according to the new Italian regulation (hereinafter the “Degree”) or an equivalent foreign academic qualification. The suitability of the foreign qualification is verified beforehand by the Committee of admission to the PhD Course, in compliance with the legislation in force in Italy and in the country where the title was issued also under international agreements on the recognition of qualifications for the continuation of studies.

Last year Master’s degree students can also apply to the PhD Course if they have already taken all exams when submitting the online application and will graduate before October 31st, 2024.

In accordance with the current legislation, MDs who will enroll in the last year of a Residency Program for the A.Y. 2024/2025 and can EXCLUSIVELY apply for the PhS fellowships (Physician-Scientist).

University Vita-Salute San Raffaele is now accepting applications for the a.y. 2024/2025.  New Call for applications has been published. The applications are open.

Registration and application for the competition must be submitted within 1:00 pm of July 10th, 2024. 

The Referees must upload the reference letter on the website (according with the procedures indicated in the Call for Application) within July 12th, 2024. 

The evaluation of the qualifications is carried out by the Commission, and it does not require the presence of the candidates and will take place by the end of July, 2024.

The interviews for the admitted to the second phase will take place on September 6th 2024 (PhS programme), September 9th and 10th, 2024 (three-years programme)

The exact dates will be communicated as soon as possible.

It is recommended that candidates should contact the proposing Supervisor, possibly before submitting the application for admission to the current call, in order to have more details on the characteristics of the chosen project. Indeed, for some of them there may be specific obligations that must be followed during the course of the project.

Be aware that the information in the website is an excerpt, for information only, of what is reported in the Call for application which represents, in the Italian version, the only legal communication of the related contents and therefore, in the event of a dispute, will only be valid the text of the Call in Italian.