Doctoral studies – Medical biology

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The aim of the Medical Biology doctoral degree programme is to train top experts in specialized scientific disciplines studied at the Department of Biology, Faculty of Medicine at Masaryk University. At the same time, the programme provides graduates with such an extensive knowledge of methodological knowledge that their careers are not limited only to the field in which they write their PhD thesis. Graduates are ready for scientific careers in academic institutions as well as in companies with scientific background and in healthcare facilities and they can also work as specialist lecturers.


Graduates of the Medical Biology programme mostly work in academic institutions in the Czech Republic and abroad (research institutes, universities). After several years, most of them occupy important positions as heads of research teams or programmes, heads of shared laboratories (‘core facilities’), etc. Some graduates also find jobs as lecturers at universities and in companies. Only a very small number of graduates transition to other fields.

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about Medical Biology doctoral degree programme you can find here:

Medical Biology programme at Masaryk University website

PhD programmes at the Faculty of Medicine - Department of Biology

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