Admission/Forms

PhD students will by entering BioCat have the right to financial support to participate at national courses, workshops, annual conference as well as national and international research visits at research institutions or companies. The PhD students must be admitted to a PhD program at their respective home universities. Registered research groups can also receive some financial support for preparing and carrying out national courses, use the 3rd form listed under. Register to BioCat (research groups and PhD students) by filling in the form 1. and 2. below, and sent it to us by ordinary mail or e-mail.

1. Research group contract BioCat

2. PhD student contract BioCat

3. PhD-course Proposal BioCat

4. Post doc contract BioCat

Research group membership in BioCat

The research groups should have a profile in accordance with the definition given in the project description: “The school will be open to all PhD-students and their research groups within a broad definition of biocatalysis.”

The group leader of the research group must be an active and formal supervisor of her or his own students that are registered in BioCat. Normally this means being a senior scientist and the main and responsible supervisor of PhD-students.

The research group should take active part in BioCat and register relevant PhD-students in the school. In addition, PhD-students of the group should generally use the PhD-courses, research group members should regularly participate at the National conference, etc., and being willing to contribute in teaching PhD-courses when desirable.

Guidelines for PhD-student admission to BioCat

The research group that the PhD-student is affiliated with or one of the supervisors must be a member of BioCat.

The PhD-student must be admitted to a PhD-program at one of the 6 partner universities (documented with a signature in the form by an authorized person). The PhD-students of BioCat may well be additionally affiliated to other graduate schools.

The PhD-students admitted to BioCat are expected to take active part in the BioCat activities; participation in some of the courses, the Annual Conference, etc. A picture of the candidate, suitable for publication on the BioCat web pages, should be provided with the admission application.