International PhD Programme in Molecular Life Sciences, Vienna

Deadline: 15 May 2011
Open to: bachelors or masters in biological sciences field
Salary: 1762 euros per month net

The Vienna BioCenter is a campus of scientific excellence. Research at the VBC covers a range of topics in modern biological sciences, including gene regulation, cell division, neural circuits, and evolutionary genomics. The VBC PhD program supports its students in their scientific explorations, providing state-of-the-art equipment, expert scientific advisors, and extensive scientific and administrative support. The VBC PhD program is the place for young researchers to put their creativity, ideas, and enthusiasm to work, addressing fundamental questions about how life works.


Bachelors or masters in biological sciences field


• Completed online application
• Two letters of recommendation
• A university degree that would formally qualify you to enter a PhD or equivalent program in the country where the degree was obtained.


Salaries in the Vienna Biocenter PhD program are amongst the best in Europe. The monthly gross salary of a PhD student in the VBC program is 2288 Euros per month gross and 1762 euros per month net. Within the salary health insurance, pension insurance, accident insurance and unemployment insurance are included.


Prof. Meinrad Busslinger
Dean of the Vienna Biocenter PhD Programme
Research Institute of Molecular Pathology (I.M.P.)
Dr. Bohr-Gasse 7
A-1030 Vienna

Christopher Robinson
PhD Programme Administrator
Research Institute of Molecular Pathology (I.M.P.)
Dr. Bohr-Gasse 7
A-1030 Vienna
Tel.: +43 1 797 30/3001

Official Website

9 thoughts on “International PhD Programme in Molecular Life Sciences, Vienna

  1. Can i apply if i am fourth year student ( i will graduate in 2012)? or Can i use this chance just for researching in yours university?

    Or please, advice what i could to do in this situation.

    Biology faculty, Deptartment of Microbiology,speciality Molecular Biology

    Thanks for all beforehand

    1. Dear Kyonul,

      this is a programme for holders of a relevant degree. As you don't hold it, you may not apply. I would advise you to wait until you graduate and then apply, if the research position is still open.

      All the best,


    1. Dear Grieston,

      Please note that Mladiinfo does not give scholarships or any financial support, but only informs about different opportunities. Click on the direct link to the official page above to learn more about the program, what does it offer and other stuff.

      Kind regards,
      Mladiinfo team

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