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ORPHEUS is a network of higher education institutions that is committed to developing and disseminating best practice within PhD training programmes.

   PhD Standards

full circles – institutional members
open circles – associate members

All research health schools are invited to become ORPHEUS members.

As of March 2015, we have 96 institutional members from 38 countries, and 4 associate members.

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We are pleased to announce the Professional Training in the field of Translational Medicine for Early Career Researchers, provided by C-COMEND.(Flyer)

ORPHEUS ETHICS IN SCIENCE MODULE AND DIBSS / Dubrovnik International Bioethics Summer School, August, 4 - 15, 2016 (PDF poster)

11th ORPHEUS Conference: Lost in translation? From medical studies to clinical research. March, 10 - 12, 2016 in Cologne, Germany (PDF poster) ( learn more)

ORPHEUS Symphosium: Better research through PhD education in health science. February, 22, 2016 in Istanbul, Turkey (PDF Program) (PDF Poster)

   Important News

ORPHEUS workshop at 7th European Congress of Pharmacology, 29th June 2016, Istanbul, Turkey(LINK)

ORPHEUS Newsletter by Acting President Robert Harris, 2 March, 2016 (PDF)

ORPHEUS Newsletter by Acting President Robert Harris (PDF)

FASEB, Federation of American Societes of Experimental Biology became a new member of ORPEHUS

New ORPHEUS Executive Committee elected in Lausanne April 5