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Weizmann Institute of Science PhD studentships

The Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health has established a funded PhD programme in conjunction with the Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel.

This programme offers the opportunity to undertake a PhD project where Years 1 and 4 are spent at The University of Manchester and Years 2 and 3 take place in Israel. 

We expect to offer two fully-funded studentships following application, interview and selection.

One of our current students, Petronela Buiga, is currently in the second year of her PhD at the Weizmann Institute. Find out about her experiences by reading her profile.

Eligibility and how to apply

Applicants for these studentships must be from the UK/EU and should hold (or be about to obtain) a minimum Upper Second undergraduate degree in a related subject area.

The funding covers fees and living costs for four years.

Informal enquires may be made to the Manchester supervisor. You should apply online, selecting the most appropriate PhD programme on the online application form from those listed on our programmes page.  

For further information on the required documents to include with your application, see How to Apply.

Key dates

  • Application deadline: 31 January 2020
  • Interview dates: to take place in the week commencing 16 March 2020

Contact us

If you have any queries please contact the Doctoral Academy Admissions team at or call 0161 275 5230.