PhD in Biological and Medical Engineering

Fees and scholarships

The fee of the Ph.D in BME Program is $3.762.000 per year. The program has been accredited by the National Accreditation Commission (CNA) until December 2023, allowing students to access the national doctoral scholarships offered by the National Research and Development Agency (ANID). Additionally, students can apply for external scholarships offered by academic cooperation organizations, governmental cooperation agencies, and international academic cooperation and mobility programs. For more information click here.

 In addition, the Institute for Biological and Medical Engineering offers the following funding opportunities:

Fee Exemption Scholarships that cover 100% of the tuition fee for students who, having applied for ANID scholarships and/or external scholarships, have not obtained funding for the study program. For more details, we invite you to click  pdf here (567 KB) .

Living Expenses Supplement Scholarship can be applied by doctoral students with a Scholarship from the Vicerrectoría de Investigación (VRI) in their categories of Assistant Scholarship (AB) and Instructor Scholarship (IB) and consists of a living expenses supplement with a maximum contribution from the Institute for Biological and Medical Engineering of $90,000 (ninety thousand Chilean pesos) per month, for one year. For more details, we invite you to click pdf here (551 KB) .  

Second Semester Bridge Scholarships, consisting of living expenses scholarship up to $350,000 (three hundred and fifty thousand Chilean pesos) per month and 100% of tuition fee exemption. To learn more about this benefit, we invite you to click pdf here (568 KB) .