PhD in Cellular and Molecular Biology



Students who meet some of the criteria listed in Article 15 of the UDC PhD Policies and Regulations will be able to access to UDC PhD programmes.


Candidates matching one of the general entry requirements for PhD students will be assessed in accordance with the specific criteria and merits for each programme. Information relating to application procedures and requirements are included in the programme structure for each course.

The decision to offer a student a place on a UDC PhD programme is the result of an application-specific evaluation process, and does not affect the academic or professional status of the candidate’s existing qualifications.

See also UDC PhD Policies and Regulations, Article 16: Applications.

15 places offered in academic year 2021/2022

Recommended profile of admission

Admission requirements are those of the RD99/2011.

The recommended as the preferred profiles are Degrees in the fields of Life and Biomedical Sciences.

Application general procedure

Applications and registration for PhD programmes will be made using the online application system on the UDC website, accompanied by all necessary supporting documents. Applications and registration for external students will be made here.

If you need more information, you can check this sources the Application general procedure.

Applications procedure for students whose foreign degree/diplome has not been officially recognised

See EIDUDC Application and registration.

General procedure by the CAPD

See EIDUDC Application and registration.

Specific access requirements of the CAPD

The application for admission is made through the “Virtual Secretariat for the Student” and supporting documentation will be delivered in UADI at Faculty of Sciences.

The CAPD will publish the provisional and final lists of students admitted to the PhD program in the web portal of studies of the UDC.

Claims to the provisional list will go to UADI at Faculty of Sciences.

The request for part-time registration, change of registration form and temporary suspension of enrolment in the program must be presented to UADI at Faculty of Sciences.


The application for admission (or registration renewal) and enrollment in PhD studies will be carried out according to the terms approved by the Governing Council of the UDC.


See information on how to register for UDC PhD courses.

Predoctoral grants

See UDC predoctoral grants.