The MD-PhD Program is a special educational path designed for extremly motivated students. Its aim is to prepare future medical doctors to work combining clinical medicine and experimental research. The MD-PhD programm includes additional courses focused on advanced topics on reasearch and allows (but does not oblige) to complete a post-graduate PhD Program in a shorter time.
Applications to this program are scheduled for the second year of the MD in Medicine and Surgery; access will be determined through a national competitive exam.
Students ammitted to the program are exempted from university tuition fees and have the right to demand free university housing and scholarships.
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