The Max F. Perutz Laboratories are home to the interdisciplinary training provided by the Vienna Doctoral School “Molecules of Life”, established to foster education, cooperation and interaction among students and group leaders from different backgrounds and disciplines in an open and creative environment. By promoting the exchange of ideas and inspiring insights from unexpected perspectives as well as the introduction of novel technologies, “Molecules of Life” provides ambitious and motivated students with the training opportunities they need to become the next generation leaders in the Molecular Life Sciences.

The Vienna Doctoral School “Molecules of Life” advances PhD education by providing a forum for excellent PhD students and their supervisors to freely exchange and critically challenge ideas. The curriculum has a minimum duration of three years, and extension is possible. Our students obtain a PhD Degree conferred by the University of Vienna or by the Medical University of Vienna, depending on the affiliation of the Supervisor, and /or based on the topic of the thesis.

The MFPL PhD Selection is open to students who hold a Master’s degree in the biosciences, chemistry, or related fields. The working language at MFPL is English.

Application deadline: 280816