The Doctoral Program for Medical Sciences serves to equip students with the skills for conducting independent research so that they may contribute to the advancement of the medical sciences. It aims to bring about future generations of research scientists in the fields of medical and natural sciences.
The Doctoral Program for Medical Science at the Medical University of Graz is organized in Doctoral Schools. Doctoral Schools are subject areas that are responsible for the delivery of high- quality training programs in accordance with the curriculum. This includes in particular the design of course content.
The completion of a degree program in Medicine or Dental Medicine, or of a relevant scientific or technical degree program/Master’s program is required for admission to the Doctoral Program for Medical Science.The Doctoral Program for Medical Science comprises of 6 semesters full-time study, but may where required be completed extra-occupationally.