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The Medical University of Vienna invites applications for all currently open PhD positions in its 18 PhD programs. We encourage ambitious and creative young scientists, who are interested in research in the areas of human-centered technologies and sciences, with an M.Sc. or equivalent degree in (Bio) Engineering, (Bio)Informatics, Cell/Molecular/RNA Biology, Biochemistry, Genetics, Neurology, Translational Medicine or a related field to develop their original research project with the support ofour renowned and international scientist.


The Medical University of Vienna (briefly: MedUni Vienna) is today the largest international medical training institute in the German speaking area with about 8.000 students. Within its 30 university hospital departments, two clinical institutes, 12 theoretical medicine centers and numerous highly specialized laboratories, it is included among the most important cutting-edge research institutes of Europe in the area of biomedicine and biotechnology.


We offer 24 fully funded Ph.D. positions in one of the most livable cities in the world – Vienna! Our university is a leader in transnational medical science and has an excellent infrastructure that invites you to do research and network with your peers. Last but not least, our university is home to a dynamic international research community that is constantly growing.Austria as a research location also offers young scientists many opportunities after graduation.

As a PhD student, you become part of our university staff and as such are fully entitled to salary, health insurance, and benefit from wellness and continuing education opportunities that we offer to our employees. EU citizens do not have to pay tuition fees for their Ph.D. studies at our university. The ÖH fee of rd EUR 25 is the only fee charged per semester. There are tuition fee waiver schemes for non-EU citizens that make doctoral education at our university very affordable. For more information about our Ph.D. programs, Ph.D. student life, salaries and tuition fees, please visit our website.


Application deadline: 20.11.2022

Only online applications are accepted!