Applications are now open for International Biology Undergraduate Summer School Zurich. Summer School 2020 is an amazing opportunity for international students. Students during their Bachelor’s studies are also encouraged to apply for Undergraduate studies in 2020.

Biology Undergraduate Summer School 2020 is a fully-funded scholarship program. The duration of the studies will run from 1st July 2020 to 31st August 2020. Moreover, for this summer program, the applicants can apply without submitting the IELTS or TOEFL scores.

The Zurich Biology Undergraduate Summer School (BUSS) gives undergraduate students in the Life Sciences the chance to perform a significant research project in one of the participating laboratories of the University of Zurich or the ETH Zurich. Thanks to the intense curriculum of the BUSS, participating students not only become familiar with laboratory methods and theoretical principles, but also gain skills in scientific reasoning and scientific communication.

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The BUSS is taught in English. Participation is open to all students during their Bachelor (B.Sc) studies. The program will cover travel expenses and housing costs of participants from abroad and from other Swiss universities. Participants from Zurich will be supported with a small in cash contribution covering some of their local expenses.

Besides the scientific and educational curricula, BUSS features an all inclusive three days retreat on the Swiss countryside, visits to Swiss research and science institutions, as well as a kick-off and closing event.

Biology Undergraduate Summer School 2020

Details

Host Country

  • Switzerland

Host University

  • University of Zurich (Universität Zürich) 

Duration of studies

  • 9 Weeks

Location

  • Zurich

Dates of Summer School

  • 1st July 2020- 31st August 2020

Scholarship Benefits

Summer School Scholarship 2020 will provide the following benefits to the selected candidates:

  • Travel Expenses to the students
  • Housing costs of participants from abroad and from other Swiss universities.
  • Participants from Zurich will be supported with a small cash contribution covering some of their local expenses.

Research Participant Groups 2020

Research groups participating in the BUSS work on projects covering a wide range of topics in the life sciences.  In the past, projects have been offered in the fields of;

  1. Biochemistry
  2. Genetics
  3. Molecular
  4. Cell
  5. Developmental
  6. Behavioral
  7. Organismal
  8. Systems biology
  9. Ecology
  10. Microbiology
  11. Neuroscience
  12. Physiology
  13. Biology of cancer and other diseases
  14. Plant biology
  15. Systematic and evolution
  16. Structural biology and Bioinformatics

Eligibility Criteria for Undergraduate Summer School 2020

  • Participation is open to all students during their Bachelor (B.Sc) studies
  • Biology Undergraduate Summer School gives undergraduate students in the Life Sciences the chance to perform a significant research project in one of the participating laboratories of the University of Zurich or the ETH Zurich. 

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Document Requirements for Summer School 2020

The candidates must hold the following documents while applying for Biology Undergraduate Summer School 2020 in Switzerland:

  • A completed application
  • A curriculum vitae (CV)
  • Transcripts of completed university courses
  • A letter of recommendation from a teacher or research supervisor

How to Apply for Biology Undergraduate Summer School 2020

The applicants can apply by following the steps below:

  • You can start the summer school application form by clicking on the Apply Now Here button below.
  •  Make sure you have all the documents which are mentioned in the documents required section.
  • Fill the application form of the undergraduate summer internship carefully and submit it as soon as possible.
  • Please register to create a new account. You can then fill in the application form, upload a photo, transcripts of record and other documents.

Last Date to Apply for Summer School 2020

Application deadline for applying Biology Undergraduate Summer School 2020 in Switzerland is 1st March 2020.

Application Procedure

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