International PhD Program in Neuroscience

The ZNZ doctoral program, founded in 1998, offers students of different disciplines a solid foundation in the neurosciences. With over 600 alumni and an average of 300 registered students, it is the largest PhD program in the Life Science Zurich Graduate School.
Our students come from a variety of backgrounds: biology, medicine, human movement science, psychology, pharmacology, biochemistry, physics and engineering. In accordance with their supervisor's affiliation, they register either at the University of Zurich or at ETH Zurich for their doctoral studies and carry out their thesis work at one of the following institutions: University of Zurich, ETH Zurich, University Hospital, Children's Hospital, Balgrist University Hospital or the Psychiatric Clinics.