PhD Studies

IMIBIC leads the PhD Program in Biomedical Research of the University of Córdoba (UCO). It is coordinated by Prof. Dr. Luis Martínez Martínez. This program offers advanced training aimed at training highly qualified professionals who are capable of promoting teaching and research, and at helping students to gain professional qualifications in the field of Biomedical Sciences and, therefore, in the areas of research of IMIBIC.

The PhD Program in Biomedicine of the UCO offers interdepartamental and interfaculty training and career development targeted to graduates in Medicine, Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Veterinary sciences, Nursing, and any other field related with Experimental and Health Sciences. The main objectives of the PhD Program are to:

1. Train experts in the basic principles (cellular, molecular and physiopathological) of disease and in the development of new diagnostic tools and therapies.

2. Train experts in the use of the aforementioned tools and techniques and related knowledge, and facilitate ther incorporation into a wide range of laboratories, universities, hospitals, biomedical and biotechnological research centers, and industry.

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Academic Course, Doctorandos RD 99/2011
  Application to PhD Program
Enrollment period Submission of research and training
(only 1st year students)
Submission of yearly progress report
(as of 2nd year)
October First Call. First half of the month All students (except first-year students)    
November   Access to students admitted from the First Call (Oct)    
January Second Call, second half of the month      
February   Access to students admitted from any Second Call (Jan)    
March     First call, first half of the month First call, first half of the month
July     Second Call, first half of the month Second Call, first half of the month

Legend: Regular Calls Extraordinary Calls Only for first year students