Top 35 Institutions Outside of North America

FEATUREBest Places to Work 2006: Postdocs Top 35 Institutions Outside of North America Rank Rank in 2005 Name/Location Country Type Strengths Weaknesses 1 45 Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research, Basel Switzerland Independent Facilities Remuneration Value Benefits 2

The Scientist Staff
Feb 28, 2006

FEATURE
Best Places to Work 2006: Postdocs


Top 35 Institutions Outside of North America
Rank Rank in 2005 Name/Location Country Type Strengths Weaknesses
1
45
Friedrich Miescher Institute
for Biomedical Research,
Basel
Switzerland
Independent
Facilities
Remuneration
Value
Benefits
2
-
MRC Laboratory
of Molecular Biology,
Cambridge
UK
Government
Equity
Value
Benefits
Remuneration
3
11
University of Bergen
Norway
Academic
Benefits
Value/Family
Funding
Facilities
4
26
Weizmann Institute of Science,
Rehovot
Israel
Academic
Equity
Facilities
Networking
Benefits
5
-
Pasteur Institute,
Paris
France
Independent
Benefits
Networking
Remuneration
Communication
6
1
Umea Plant Science Center
Sweden
Academic
Value
Networking
Benefits
Training
7
23
University of Dundee
UK
Academic
Training
Career
Benefits
Funding
8
-
University of Basel Biozentrum
Switzerland
Academic
Value
Equity
Benefits/Family
Funding
9
-
ETH Zurich
Switzerland
Academic
Equity
Remuneration
Training/Family
Value
10
60
University of Manchester
UK
Academic
Career
Facilities
Benefits
Family
11
3
The Netherlands
Cancer Institute,
Amsterdam...