The Medical Student's Research Programme (MSRP) is a national research education and grant scheme for medical students who wish to carry out research in parallel with their studies. The Medical Student's Research Programme is offered to a group of the medical students (10%), who are interested in medical research, and willing to do research besides their studies.
The students at the MSRP follow the ordinary medical study. In addition to this, they achieve an organized research education and get to perform their own research activity, that might be the beginning of a PhD.
The students are affiliated at the MSRP after second or third year of their medical study. To be a student at the MSRP involves that their regulated medical study syllabus will be prolonged by one year, from 6 to 7 years. The students at the MSRP are affiliated at the research programme in 4,5 years, In two semesters and two summers they are full time resarchers, the rest of the time period they are part time resarchers.
Fulfilled MSRP will give a total of 120 ECTS, in addition to the ordinary study.