Education Courses Masters in Molecular Mechanisms of Disease

About the Master's

Aspiring to contribute to the development of new therapies for metabolic, infectious and immunological diseases or cancer? Our internationally acclaimed Research Master's programme in Molecular Mechanisms of Disease provides an excellent foundation for a career in academic or commercial research.

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Want to know more about the curriculum of the Master of Molecular Mechanisms of Disease? Please visit the page of Molecular Mechanisms of Disease at the Radboud University.

Need more information about the education and organization, review and examination and supervision and administration? See the prospectus 2017-2018.

Call for PhD proposals Master students

Facilitating excellent students and involving research in education are key elements in the policy of the Radboudumc. The Executive Board of the Radboudumc has allocated funds to give top students the opportunity to perform research as a PhD candidate on a self-written project.

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Call for PhD proposals Master students

Facilitating excellent students and involving research in education are key elements in the policy of the Radboud university medical center. The Executive Board of the Radboudumc has allocated funds to give top students the opportunity to perform research as a PhD candidate on a self-written project. For 2019 five projects are available.

MSc students who have ambitions to perform their research as a PhD candidate are called to submit a research pre-proposal for 2018. The application deadline is 19 September 2018, 1pm. 

You need:  
  • A research idea
  • A supervisor: a Radboudumc (junior) Principal Investigator who is intending to be your (co)promotor
  • A curriculum vitae that shows you are an excellent candidate for the project 
More information about the procedure and the deadlines can be found in the following documents:

For all master's students


General information

For students of the Radboudumc (in Dutch). read more

Any questions?

Helma Pluk PhD
Program coordinator & student advisor

+31 (0)24 361 09 62
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Educational Management Team

The Educational Management Team ('Onderwijs Management Team - OMT') is involved in the main aspects of the MSc MMD.

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Educational Management Team

The Educational Management Team ('Onderwijs Management Team - OMT') is involved in the main aspects of the MSc MMD, such as the recruitment of students, budget planning and monitoring, mentorship assignments, initiation of new modules, selection of new Masterclass topics, and the evaluation of the courses.
  • Prof. Dr. R. Brock - Programme director, Chair
  • Ms. Dr. H. Pluk - Programme coordinator, Secretary
  • Dr. B. van der Reijden
  • Dr. R. van Rij
  • Dr. W. Hendriks
  • Mr. D. Zijlmans - Student member

MMD mentors

As an MMD student, you will have a personal mentor to help you plan your individual study program and to discuss future options. All MMD mentors are senior scientists of the Radboud Institute of Molecular Life Sciences and supervise one MMD student for the two years of the program.

PhD positions

Wondering how to continue your research career after attaining your Master’s degree? Every year, Radboudumc offers many paid and unpaid PhD positions. read more

Radboudumc Study Fund Scholarship for Master's students

The Radboudumc Study Fund is a scholarship for excellent students applying for the Master’s programs in Biomedical Sciences or in Molecular Mechanisms of Disease. The scholarship is highly selective.

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Radboudumc Study Fund Scholarship for Master's students

The Radboudumc Study Fund aims to provide very promising students without sufficient financial means the opportunity to complete a Master’s program in Biomedical Sciences or in Molecular Mechanisms of Disease, and possibly enroll in the PhD program afterwards.
 
Therefore, every academic year this fund offers about nine full scholarships to Radboud University’s most excellent international applicants. Eligibility for a Study Fund scholarship depends on the interview results, the results from your previous education, and (if applicable) your work experience. Scholarship candidates usually rank among the best 5% of their class.

The Radboudumc Study Fund covers any (outstanding) tuition fees and living expenses. Please note no extra costs such as flight and travel are covered.

How to apply

For non-EU students who wish to apply for the Radboudumc Study Fund, application for the Radboud Scholarship Programme (RSP) is mandatory. To apply for the Radboudumc Study Fund and RSP, simply tick the boxes in your Osiris application form when applying for the Master’s program.

Top program Molecular Mechanisms of Disease

The Master's program in Molecular Mechanisms of Disease of Radboudumc received the title top program in the Guide to Masters 2017. This means that this Master’s is among the best in the Netherlands. read the news article

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