Graduate Programmes


KoRS-CB - NTU Joint PhD Programme

Application Procedures

Candidates should start by applying for NTU PhD via The selection committee will then invite selected candidates for the University of Konstanz (KoRS-CB) - Nanyang Technological University (NTU) - Joint PhD programme.
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For enquiries, please contact Mr Raymond Lee( at +65 6513 7618.

General overview of application procedures

Admission criteria

Candidates must have Bachelor's degree with minimum 2nd upper class honours and the ability to pursue research in their proposed field of advanced study. Priority is given for candidates graduated from Singapore universities.
Selected candidates will be invited for a selection interview chaired by the School of Biological Sciences graduate admission committee.
All successful candidates are admitted as Research Students in the first instance with the students expected to be confirmed as PhD candidates after a confirmation exercise.

Graduation Requirements

Candidates will be required to fulfill the course work requirements with a minimum GPA of 3.5. Courses at doctoral level can be found on NTU website. Candidates must pass an oral examination on the course matter of their thesis and other related matters.

Period of Candidature

Candidates will spend 2 years in NTU and 2 Years in University of Konstanz.

Examples of available projects for KoRS-CB – NTU JOINT PHD

NTU PI KORS-CB PI Project Title Project Summary
1 Klaus Erik Karjalainen Marcus Groettrup Summary
2 Oliver Mueller-Cajar Peter Kroth The regulation of carbon dioxide assimilation in diatoms Summary