PhD Program Admission and application

PhD Program
Admission and application

PhD Admission and application

Application round closed

Currently, there are no open PhD positions!

The next call for applications will be launched in August 2022 for projects starting in March 2023.


Application Procedure


Join our cutting-edge PhD program at one of Europe's leading universities in the field of medical research.

The thesis projects focus on aspects of inflammation, cancer research, pregnancy related diseases, aging and cardiovascular diseases that integrate basic research and clinically oriented sciences utilizing a wide spectrum of state-of-the-art techniques. As a PhD student, you will be embedded in an interdisciplinary community of supervisors, fellow students and will enjoy broad administrative support.

PhD students receive a fully funded working contract (30 hours/week) for three years (1 initial year + 2 years extension) including health insurance and social benefits.

Who can apply?

Applicants must hold (or be close to obtaining) an undergraduate degree equivalent to a Master in any discipline of natural or life sciences or medicine which included a written master thesis.

Students who have not yet finished their Masters' degree can apply but have to be graduated until September 2022.

The language of instruction is English and applicants are expected to be highly proficient in this language. A certificate of English proficiency is not mandatory for application but must be provided by the selected students before admission to the PhD program.

Students of all nationalities are encouraged to apply. Our Welcome Center will be readily available to help you with the visa application process and residence permit. Candidates are selected irrespective of sex, race or nationality.

How to Apply

Please apply through the online platform Glowbase.

You do not need to contact the supervisors directly and do not send any documents by regular mail or e-mail unless you are explicitly asked to do so by our staff.

There is no application fee.


Miriam Sedej PhD
T: +43 316 385 71630
Miriam Sedej

Domenic Hofmann 
T: +43 316 385 72086
Domenic Hofmann