Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Coláiste Ríoga na Máinleá in Éirinn

5 FUNDED PhD studentships

StAR International PhD Programme - Five fully funded PhD's with attractive relocation and travel allowance.

Programme Details

This programme aims to attract high-achieving international students to an efficient four-year structured PhD training programme at RCSI, where students choose their project based on 3 internal 10 week rotations within their first year. 

The RCSI StAR PhD Programme aims to encourage scientists to develop innovative research projects in one of RCSI’s areas of research strength:

Neurological and Psychiatric Disorders

Population and Health Systems

Regenerative Medicine (Bioengineering) 

Surgical Science and Practice

Translational Cancer

Vascular Biology

Respiratory Medicine 

Gynaecology, Obstetrics & Perinatal Health 

Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences & Chemistry 

Infection, Immunity and Inflammation 



Opportunity for an international research training experience in a world class institution

Four-year structured PhD training programme

Funded four-year PhD Scholarship, covering student fees (€6,900 - €13,100 p.a.) and student stipend (€18,000 p.a.). 

Relocation package: €5,000 per student

Return travel home: ~€300-€800 p/a – depending on EU/Rest of World 

How to Apply

Please apply here.

Full details can be found at

Application deadline: 31st March 2018 at 17:00 GMT 


Mentors Dr Róisín Moriarty