Admission for foreign PhD students, with a limited number of scholarships

Admission for foreign PhD students, with a limited number of scholarships

Admission for foreign PhD students in Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Bioinformatics with a limited number of scholarships

The Institute of Biochemistry and Biophysics (IBB), University of Tehran with the state-of-theart facility is the most prestigious life science center in the country and the region. IBB is an affiliated center of The World Academy of Science ( TWAS) in Iran with extensive national and international collaborations. This prestigious center is an educational and research center oriented for training postgraduate students (PhD, MSc) and postdoctoral fellows at both national and international levels. For more information refer to our web page at https :// . The present PhD program is offered to the motivated foreign applicants in the fields of Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Bioinformatics.

The applicants must have the following requirements:

  • MSc degree in one of the majors of basic sciences or life sciences with minimum grade of B.
  • At least one international paper in WOS journals
  • The maximum age: 30

The four-year program, which is in English, will consist of six-credit-hour course, two-credithour seminar and dissertation research. As extra incentives, the tuition fees are waived for the entirety of the study, and living costs including food and dormitory costs are also subsidized. This scholarship will be awarded to five PhD students in Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Bioinformatics.

Application Deadlines: May 22, 2019

The deadlines above refer to the application for the 2019-2020 academic year for which we are now accepting applications. Decision letters will go out electronically to all applicants. The candidates can expect to hear back by the end of July.

The applicants are expected to fill out the application form, and email it to along with the following documents:

  1. Resume and a copy of paper(s).
  2. Copy of college/university transcripts for MSc & Bachelor.
  3. Two letters of recommendation.
  4. Copy of Passport

If you have any question, feel free to contact us through .


 Application for Admission to Graduate Studies, pdf


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