Vienna Biocenter PhD Programme - Summer Call Now Open!

Highly qualified applicants from all over the world are invited to apply to the Vienna Biocenter PhD Programme, provided that applicants hold a Master's degree or equivalent from a university in the field of Natural Sciences. It is also possible to apply when the master's degree is received within six months after the application deadline. This university degree should qualify for the start of a doctorate thesis in their home country and ideally should be equivalent to a European university diploma/degree.

The Campus is highly multidisciplinary with research areas ranging from molecules to populations: RNA biology, gene regulation and epigenetics; Biochemistry, structural and cell biology; Stem cells and developmental biology; Molecular medicine; Neurosciences; Plant biology; Bioengineering and computational biology; and Evolutionary and population biology. Most importantly the scientific environment is extremely dynamic and collaborative, students have numerous opportunities to meet, talk, listen and collaborate with fellow scientists. The PhD Programme offers a flexible curriculum structure, with lectures on scientific topics as well as technical and complementary skills training. Moreover, students contribute to the management of the institutes, through representatives, and organize events that promote networking and career development, such as an annual recess and a symposium.

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