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Philosophy in biology and medicine

University of Bordeaux

This summer school is open to doctoral and post-doctoral students from the fields of philosophy, life sciences and medicine. Participants will learn to use interdisciplinary methods to address conceptual issues in scientific research.

Course leaders will be present throughout the week to give examples of interdisciplinary research from their own career, as well as to interact and advise participants on their own projects.


Please note: due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the 2020 edition of the Bordeaux Summer Schools has been postponed until 2021.

Location Bordeaux, France
25 May 2020 - 29 May 2020
level PhD
Credits None
Program fee 300 EUR
Accommodation fee Included in program fee
Extra information about the fee:
Lodging and boarding costs will be covered for all participants. Traveling fees remain at the participant’s expense.
Application deadline 21 February 2020
Entry requirements:
Candidates must provide a short CV (2 pages maximum) as well as an abstract (1,500 words) of their research project detailing the project’s connection to both philosophy and the life / medical sciences.
Contact information:
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