All student candidates applying for a PhD, Masters or Honours degree will undergo an ACPFG selection process and if successful, will then be asked to apply for admission into the university associated with their chosen ACPFG node.

Both ACPFG and the university will assess students to ensure they have relevant knowledge and research experience to successfully complete their degree.

Please note that all students will be required to sign an ACPFG confidentiality agreement when they commence studies.

The application process

  1. Choose the ACPFG node that best suits you based on location, research area and education requirements
  2. Send a complete application (see below) to the ACPFG contact point for the node of choice. This application is for both admission into ACPFG and an ACPFG scholarship
  3. If your ACPFG application is successful, ACPFG will support your application for admission into the university associated with the node. You may be asked to apply for a scholarship offered by the university
  4. Start your degree and exciting career in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology!

A complete application must include the following documents:

  1. Letter of interest: Outline why you would like to study Bioinformatics and Computational Biology at ACPFG
  2. Curriculum vitae: Include the names and contact details of at least two professional referees.
  3. Copy of your official academic transcript (scanned): Include a description of the grading system used. Please provide an English translation, if required.
  4. English Language Certificate (for international students)

Please be aware that incomplete applications will not be assessed.