Frequently asked questions
Please visit the Amgen Europe FAQs. It provides important information.
The following points are supplementary.
Formal evidence is not required, but you will need a good working knowledge of English in order to participate fully.
No. Eligible students enrolled at universities throughout Europe may apply.
Students already enrolled as undergraduates at one of the host universities are encouraged to apply to the other four universities or to the Japan programme in order to fully benefit from the experience.
Yes. It is your responsibility to acquire the necessary visas to attend your respective summer programme (in the UK, France, Switzerland, Germany, or Sweden) and the symposium in Cambridge.
The ETH Student Exchange Office will help scholars with this process.
An official academic transcript is a document that summarises a student's academic progress and performance to date, and should include the University and degree programme title, and grades for each course module taken.
You will probably need to ask your university to provide you with one and it may take a while to produce.
There are different start and end dates due to varying university timetables.
In 2017, the Amgen Scholars Program at ETH Zurich will start on 3 July, and run until the end of the European Symposium in Cambridge on 5 September.
At ETH Zurich the opportunities are offered in Zurich by the
- Department of Biology
- Department of Health Sciences and Technology
- Department of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering (Institute of Biomedical Engineering and Institute of Neuroinformatics)
- Department of Chemistry (Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences)
and in Basel by the
- Department of Biosystems Science and Engineering