Why choose to train at INT

INT offers a wide range of educational activities for clinical and experimental researchers at different stages of their professional careers. PhD studentships, postdoctoral research fellowships, graduate student training, medical residency training, psychology, and social work training, as well as continuing medical education are all included in the portfolio of educational opportunities offered to staff and external participants. Invited lectures, seminars and workshops in a variety of research disciplines related to cancer are regularly arranged. Participants in education and training programs are encouraged to attend interdepartmental journal clubs, clinical case discussions, and grand rounds as well as other multidisciplinary activities aimed to create cross-specialty knowledge.

Academic Programs
INT provides education and training at various levels, including undergraduate, graduate as well as postgraduate medical and biotechnology students, physicians, nursing students, and nurses. On the basis of formal agreements with the University of Milan, INT hosts the Chairs of Hematology, Medical Statistics and Biometry, Anesthesiology, and Pathology. INT hosts the Postgraduate School in Oncology, the Postgraduate Medical School in Pathology, and the 3-year degree in Nursing Sciences of the University of Milan. Additionally, INT participates in the degree in Biotechnology and Molecular Medicine in Oncology, as well as in two PhD programs at the University of Milan (Hematology and Medical Biotechnology). Every year INT offers a range of highly specialized Master Courses

Doctoral (PhD) Training Program
As an Affiliated Research Centre of the Open University, Milton Keynes, UK, Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori (INT) offers a PhD Program in Life and Biomolecular Sciences. The program is regularly monitored to ensure that it meets the requirements of the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) for Higher Education Code of Practice. INT provides direct support for these training positions and offers fellowships/grants to European Community postgraduate students holding a degree in Medicine, Biological Sciences or Pharmacy. Students are involved in several activities, including courses, generic skills training, journal club meetings, and seminars.    The awarding body for Open University Research Degrees at INT is The Open University. INT is authorised as an Affiliated Research Centre to support OU Research Degrees under arrangements approved by The Open University’s Research Committee. Candidates will be put forward for registration with The Open University and those who successfully complete their OU Research Degree Programme will be awarded an Open University MPhil or PhD as applicable.