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KBC Research School The aim of our Research School is to provide PhD education of the highest international standard with a focus on both scientific and personal development. The PhD students will be prepared for a career in science or society and for leading positions in both industry/economy and authorities. Courses, workshops and seminar series are offered where graduate students are integrated into an interactive scientific environment. Our PhD program gives graduate students the unique opportunity to get insight into state-of-the-art techniques and the latest developments in our main research areas. By inviting leading external scientists to participate in teaching, we give PhD students the possibility to create scientific networks on local, national and international levels. In addition, courses aiming at promoting personal development and leadership skills are offered. The graduate program is completed with site visits at research institutes and companies that operate laboratories related to our main research areas. Director of KBC Research School: Marianne Sommarin, professor Department of Plant Physiology, Umeå Plant Science Centre UPSC



Umeå University
SE- 90187
Sweden (SE)


+46 90 7865731