Completing a Master's degree at Institut Curie

Completing a Master's degree at Institut Curie

In 2018, Institut Curie will fund 2 MSc for MDs & PharmDs

Candidates should contact research teams to develop a project proposal:


Upon selection by the future supervisor, candidates will submit their application online. The call will open on April 16, 2018 (please check



- Candidates must have finished medical school and be engaged in medical training (either residency or fellowship)

- Candidates must have completed the first year of a European MSc. 

The scientific project may be a clinico-biological project, conceived together by a scientist and a clinician of Institut Curie, however this is not mandatory.


The candidate should provide in collaboration with her / his future supervisor:

- A letter of motivation (one page)

- A CV

- University grade transcripts, certified by an authorized university representative

- MD diploma and medical speciality diploma (if already awarded)

- 2 Letters of recommendation from previous supervisors, (MDs or researchers)

- A summary of the project (one page)

- A list of the most important publications / patents of the future supervisor for the past five years

- An acceptance letter from the hosting lab director, including the type of interview conducted with the candidate (meeting, phone..)


Application deadline: May 31, 2018.



A scientific committee will select the candidates based upon their application, their previous academic performance and the scientific potential of both the candidate and the host laboratory.

Notification of funding results will be provided to the proposed host laboratories by mid-July, 2018.


Additional information:

Duration: The contract is for a period of one year.

Stipend: The monthly gross salary will take into account the career stage of the applicant. Selected candidates will receive private health insurance, in addition to social security entitlements.

 Training: The candidate will be enrolled at the university to which her/his hosting lab is affiliated. Hard and soft skills courses will be offered by Institut Curie.

 Start of the contract:  November 2, 2018