Basel, Switzerland

Biozentrum Research Summer: Internships for Bachelor's Students

when 6 July 2020 - 4 September 2020
language English
duration 9 weeks

The Biozentrum Research Summer Program offers up to 15 selected Bachelor students the opportunity to experience what it means to be a scientist, to put their classroom learning into practice and gain hands-on research experience at an early career stage.
Participants will be a member of one of the Research Groups at the Biozentrum, working during seven to nine weeks on a cutting-edge research project under the direct guidance of an experienced scientist. Their research will be in fields ranging from structural, computational and cellular biology to developmental biology, microbiology and neurobiology. They will develop skills in scientific reasoning, documentation and presentation and become familiar with diverse questions in the life sciences and different laboratory methods. They will have the opportunity to experience what scientific research is all about.

Course leader

All Biozentrum Research groups are involved in the internship program. Students will select at least six potential labs in which they are interested and be matched to a host lab accordingly.

Target group

Bachelor students in Biology, Nanosciences, Chemistry, Physics, Computational Sciences and related field ideally at the end of their second year. Due to labor regulations only students from Switzerland, EU and EFTA countries or in possession of a C-permit for Switzerland can join the program.

Credits info

This is a non-credited course.

Fee info

EUR 0: Free of charge for selected students


Participants will receive a time-proportional stipend.