SKKU-SOM is seeking highly motivated international students to join it's graduate program in future biomedical sciences. This graduate program consists of six specialized units: cancer biology, neuroscience, infection and immunity, metabolic and genetic disease, data science and personalized medicine, and development and regenerative medicine. Students are, therefore, required to take both core and specialized courses in each unit and conduct research projects for their PhD theses.
The graduate program offers a BK21 ico_plus PhD fellowship, which covers tuition fees and a stipend for students with a background in biology, medicine, chemistry, engineering, or other related research experiences. The SKKU-SOM, affiliated with the Samsung Medical Center, is an international leader in biomedical education and research. According to THE World University Ranking, the SKKU School of Medicine in 2022 ranked 46th in the world and top in Korean private universities in the field of Clinical, Pre-Clinical, and Health.
All application documents are reviewed by an admission committee with openings. A shortlist of candidates will be informed within three weeks after the deadline for Skype meeting or onsite interviews. The final offers will be awarded to selected students within a month after the interviews.
After receiving admission from the Medical School, candidates are required to go through the general admission process. Candidates may find notifications for application at the following website.
There are more than 25 laboratories that students may wish to study and research. If you want to be a graduate student of SKKU-SOM Basic Medical Science and a future leader in the field of biomedical science, you can find more information at this website.