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Pasteur-Paris University International Doctoral Program 2020 (PPU)

The Institut Pasteur just announced the 2020 Pasteur-Paris University International Doctoral Program (PPU)! Applications for the program will open mid-September 2019.

In 2009, the Institut Pasteur, the world leading biomedical research institute founded by Louis Pasteur in 1887, inaugurated the Pasteur Paris-University (PPU) international doctoral program in collaboration with several major Parisian science universities for students holding a Master degree (or equivalent) from a university outside of France and who have not worked or resided in France for more than 12 months in the 3 years prior to their recruitment.

An exceptional PhD program in the exciting, dynamic and interactive research environment of the Institut Pasteur in collaboration with Parisian universities. A 3-year PhD program for students holding a Master’s degree (or equivalent) in science, medicine or related fields from a non-French university.

Educational program:

  • Improving public health and welfare through scientific discovery

  • Quest for knowledge beyond the frontiers of biological sciences

  • Satisfying scientific curiosity in a dynamic research environment

  • State-of-the-art technology platforms

  • A three-year salary covering living expenses and social benefits

  • Assistance with housing and visas

  • Tailored courses and training to high proficiency

  • Close scientific supervision

  • Interactive environment for collaborations

  • Dedicated student club for science and social activities


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