Eligibility requirements

BioMEP doctoral programme is open to 5 focus research areas in biomedical engineering and medical physics and applicants of any nationality are encouraged to apply. We also strongly encourage applications from female candidates. At the time of recruitment, you must fulfil the following eligibility criteria in order to submit an application for the doctoral programme:

Qualification and level of experience:

  • You must hold a higher education degree (i.e., a master's degree or equivalent) in Biomedical/Biomechanical Engineering, Medical Physics, Biophysics or related educational programme
  • You should not be in possession of a doctorate/PhD degree and should have less than 4 years of research experience (full-time equivalent, as measured from the diploma /qualification that ‘gives the rights to embark in a doctoral degree’)


  • At the time of selection by the host institution, you may not have resided or carried out your main activity (work, studies, etc.) in the country of your host institution for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to their recruitment under the project. Compulsory national service and/or short stays such as holidays are not taken into account

Check also the Guide for Applicants for further details.