17/06/2024

European University of Cyprus: Announcement of full scholarship in the Doctoral Program “Public Health”

The European University of Cyprus, announces the opening of applications for one (1) full scholarship studies in the Doctoral Program “Public Health” on the topic “Gender Disparities in Mental Health During and After the COVID-19 Pandemic” for the Spring Quarter 2024. Gender inequality research is a top public health issue, according to the WHO. This epidemiology study will examine gender variations in mental burden during and after the COVID-19 pandemic. The award covers tuition fees for PhD studies, but not additional funding for the student.a>

TERMS AND CRITERIA

CANDIDATES SHALL

  1. To submit a properly documented and applicable research proposal in the relevant scientific field which they are expected to present in an oral interview.
  2. Hold a Master’s degree in a field related to Public Health? or an undergraduate degree in Medicine, while priority is given to those with an academic background related to Public Health and a good grade point average in their Undergraduate/Postgraduate degree.
  3. To be an excellent connoisseur of the Greek language, and very good connoisseurs of a second language

APPLICATION SUBMISSION

  1. Only online applications are accepted at this link:Application for admission. Candidates can send the research proposal to Dr. Alexandros Heraclides (A.Heraclides@euc.ac.cy) and Dr. Dimitris Lamnisos (D.Lamnisos@euc.ac.cy) for feedback before submitting it, as this is the most significant element of the application and they can get guidelines.

 Last day to submit applications: 08/01/2024

STRUCTURE AND STAGES OF A DOCTORAL PROGRAM

PhD study typically takes 4–8 years, depending on the candidate’s goals and supervisor’s schedule. The PhD in Public Health has several stages:

Course Stage

  • PHE700 Advanced Research Methodology 10 ECTS
  • PHE705 Advanced Methods in Epidemiology and Biostatistics 10 ECTS
  • PHE710: Applied Skills in Research and Doctoral Thesis Preparation 10 ECTS

Comprehensive Examination 10 ECTS

  • Research Protocol 20 ECTS
  • Elaboration of a Doctoral Thesis 90 ECTS
  • Writing a Doctoral Thesis 30 ECTS

Total ECTS 180

DOCTORAL SUPERVISION

A three-person Supervisory Committee will advise each PhD student. The major co-supervisors for the subject are Dr. Dimitris Lamnisos and Dr. Alexandros Iraklidis, while the third member will be chosen after a conversation with the doctorate student. If necessary, the Supervisory Committee’s third member may be from another university, even abroad.

LIFETIME PRESENCE AT THE EUROPEAN UNIVERSITY OF CYPRUS

Two (2) of the three (3) courses, coded PHE700 and PHE710, are offered in a “hybrid” format (combination of live and online delivery). Course code PHE705 is offered exclusively for life. The live courses will be offered in the form of “blocks”, i.e. 2-3 lectures in two days, usually on weekends. Students from abroad are expected to travel to Cyprus approximately 7 times in the 1th academic year for course purposes. After that, the physical presence of the students is not required.

For more information, please contact:

For more visit the website https://euc.ac.cy/el/ or contact info@euc.ac.cy and on 00357 22713000 and Dr. Alexandros Heraclides (A.Heraclides@euc.ac.cy ) and Dr. Dimitris Lamnisos (D.Lamnisos@euc.ac.cy).

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