The aim of postgraduate studies is to gain new knowledge about the chosen field and to acquire practical laboratory skills and habits. These include planning, conducting and critically evaluating a scientific experiment, understanding the principles of evaluation, writing scientific publications, and presenting your own results.
For the PhD programme we accept students who:
The dissertation is carried out in one of our 26 research laboratories under the supervision of an experienced researcher.
At IMG, we focus on research in the following areas:
Study requirements are governed by the rules of the graduate board of the particular study programme.
For study programmes of Charles University, the rules of doctoral study programmes in biomedicine apply. Their professional guarantors are graduate boards composed of leading research experts (including those from IMG).
In cooperation with your supervisor, you will create an individual study plan and attend several recommended courses and lectures in the first 2-3 years. You can choose from:
At the beginning of your PhD studies, you will have a popular IMG Bootcamp (welcome weekend), and during your studies, you will present the interim results of your project at an institutional seminar, a student PhD Conference and international conferences.
The progress of doctoral studies is continuously evaluated at least once every 2 years.
The meetings have the form of scientific mentoring. The student prepares a presentation on the progress of their project, followed by a detailed discussion with the supervisor. The aim of these consultations is to:
The IMG PhD programme is formally a four-year programme, with an expected duration of 3-5 years, and a maximum duration of 8 years.
Completion requirements vary slightly between the different graduate boards (or fields). In principle, however, to successfully complete your studies you must: