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The Cambridge Stem Cell Institute offers a unique environment for high-level research training in stem cell biology. The University of Cambridge is exceptional in the depth and diversity of its research in this field, and has a dynamic and interactive research community, ranked amongst the foremost in the world. PhD students in the Cambridge Stem Cell Institute undertake our stem cell biology discussion course, which enables students to take advantage of the strength and breadth of stem cell research available in Cambridge, plus the added benefits that the unique culture of College life and membership of the University of Cambridge provide.

Current Postgraduate Opportunities

We offer the following Postgraduate Programmes:

  • Please contact potential supervisors directly, to advise you of any postgraduate positions in their labs.

For a full list of postgraduate courses offered at The University of Cambridge please visit:

Virtual Tour

You can take a virtual tour around the Jeffrey Cheah Biomedical Centre here.

Virtual tour

Postgraduate Open Day

The Cambridge Stem Cell Institute participates in the annual University of Cambridge Postgraduate Open Day held each November.The next open day will be held in Nov 2020.

For more information and to register your interest, please see here.



Self-funded Students

If you have your own funding to pay for your studies, or you have a preferred supervisor in mind, please contact potential supervisors directly. For a list of research groups at the Stem Cell Institute (including contact details) please visit:

General PhD Enquiries 

For general enquiries, please contact our postgraduate administrator:

Masters Enquiries

We don't run a masters programme within the Stem Cell Institute. However, if you have a particular area of interest which is aligned with one of our principal investigators, you should get in touch with them directly and they may be able to host you through their department. Here is a list of research groups, including contact details. 

Data Protection

For details of how we use any personal information you provide to us as a potential student, please read