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The Scripps Research Institute

Address: 10550 N Torrey Pines Rd, La Jolla, CA 92037, United States

Description The Scripps Research Institute

  • Year of foundation: 1924;
  • Location: San Diego (California) and Jupiter (Florida), USA;
  • Students age: 18+;
  • Language of instruction: English;
  • Type of training: mixed.

The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) is a non-profit research center specializing in the study of biomedicine. More than two thousand researchers work in 200 laboratories of the university. The university is considered one of the largest and most influential biomedical centers in the world, master's programs are recognized as the strongest in the university and in the world. The second place in the national ranking is taken by the program in biochemistry, the fifth in the field of organic chemistry and the tenth in the biological industry.

The Scripps Research Institute opened its doors in 1924 as a clinic specializing in metabolic research. The founder of the clinic is philanthropist Helen Browning Scrips. Insulin's discovery inspired Ellen to establish a medical facility. Since 1989, the institute has been conducting postgraduate programs, including a master's degree, an interdisciplinary approach to training is encouraged.

Directions of the Institute:

  • Microbiology;
  • Molecular medicine;
  • Neurobiology;
  • Biology.

The teaching staff of the university are Nobel Prize winners Karl Barry Sharpless and Kurt Wüthrich, outstanding scientists Donna Blackmond, Dale Boger, Ian Wilson, Peter Wright and others.

The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) positions in different ratings:

  • 1st place in the ranking of the most influential research institutes in the world according to the Nature Innovation Index;
  • 1st place in the world for the citation of scientific articles in the field of chemistry;
  • The Hirsch index included six scientists of the center in the TOP-100 chemists of the world.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in The Scripps Research Institute

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from 29 112 $ / semester

Quick overview:

  • Language of instruction: English;
  • Duration: 1-2 years;
  • Age: 21+.

The Scripps Research Institute invites international students to pursue a Master's Degree in Chemical and Biological Sciences. This program is among the top ten in the country.

from 29 112 $ / semester

Quick overview:

  • Language of instruction: English;
  • Duration: 3+;
  • Age: 21+.

The Scripps Research Institute conducts doctoral programs independently and in partnership with the Atlantic University of Florida, with the University of California.

Accommodation, housing and food

Popular accommodation options:

  • Private room in a host family;
  • Rent of apartments, studios;
  • Residence in the residence.

Equipment The Scripps Research Institute

One of the campuses is located in California and covers 140,000 square meters. The second campus is located in Florida on an area of 120,000 square meters. The infrastructure of the university includes numerous research centers and laboratories:

  • Center for the Study of Immunology;
  • Center for metabolomics;
  • Neurobiological Center;
  • Antimatter Research Laboratory;
  • Drug Addiction Research Center;
  • Institute of Chemical Biology;
  • Center for Postgraduate Education in Chemistry and Biology.

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- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
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- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
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- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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