Biology Undergraduate Summer School 2024

Deadline: 31st of January, 2024

Applications are accepted for the Biology Undergraduate Summer School 2024. This Summer Undergraduate Research (SUR) Program is proposed by the School of Biology of the Faculty of Biology and Medicine at UNIL. International students from all around the world are welcome to enroll in the European Summer School. For this 2024 SUR Program in Switzerland, undergraduate students who have already finished the first two years of their bachelor’s degree are eligible. With a strong emphasis on biological sciences, the international undergraduate summer program offers a plethora of research options in biology, medicine, or allied fields. The Biology Undergraduate Summer School is an opportunity to undertake high-quality research at one of the top-notch laboratories in the world. Th into work in the lab and research.  Furthermore, it also equips the students with different tools to transform their theoretical knowledge and learn into practical things.

The duration of the fully funded Summer Undergraduate Research Program is eight weeks. Students will be exposed to curriculum and research topics during this eight-week-long biology undergraduate summer school in Switzerland. The fully-funded international summer program will be in English; English is an international language and the official language of many countries, so international students can communicate and study in English without any communication barriers. The UNIL summer program for undergraduate students will start in July and end in August, an almost 8-week summer program. The fully funded SUR Program 2024 will select about 15 bachelor students with both medical and biological studies backgrounds.

Biology Undergraduate Summer School 2024 in Switzerland is an opportunity for international undergraduate students to participate in different research projects at one of the top laboratories at the University of Lausanne (UNIL) in Switzerland. A fully funded research summer school scholarship aims to provide insight into lab research work and equip students with skills and tools to transform their knowledge into practical work. International students will get an opportunity to learn scientific reasoning and communication. The fully-funded research program is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for all students who want to bring positive change to their future and this world.


  • The program will pay for and arrange for the housing of all the participants. SUR participants will be housed in one of the UNIL associations in Lausanne in a male/female (mixed) furnished apartment.
  • The 2024 SUR program will provide an amount of CHF 1,500 to cover other living expenses.
  • Students will get reimbursement for travel expenses at the end of the program.
  • Visa assistance is also provided to all international students who need it.


  • Applicants should have an academic background in biology, medicine or a related discipline with a strong focus on biological sciences.
  • Applicants must have completed two years of their bachelor’s degree and will be pursuing their third year at the time of the SUR programme.
  • As the summer program is highly competitive, students must have a GPA >3.75 or equivalent or be in the top 5% of class ranking.
  • Students should have excellent communication skills in spoken and written English.
  • Students must be able to participate for the entire duration of the international summer program.
  • The UNIL SUR Program 2024 is open to both national and international students.
  • Applicants must be proficient in English as the international summer camp is in English.




  • Click the application button below to start your UNIL Biology Undergraduate Summer School 2024 application.
  • Applicants must create a SWITCH edu-ID account on the official website.
  • Fill in all the information that is required for the edu-ID account carefully.
  • After creating the account, applicants can easily access the online application page.
  • Search for the summer research program on that application page, and you will get all summer programs.
  • Select the program of your choice; you will get the course details of the Summer Undergraduate Research (SUR) Programme 2024.
  • After that, fill in your personal details in the application form of your choice and upload the required documents.
  • Applicants must carefully submit the form before the SUR Programme 2024 deadline.
  • For more details, visit the official website.

Click here to apply 

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