About the organizer
The school is a collaboration between five of Europe’s leading research institutes: Research Center for Molecular Medicine (Opens external link in new windowCEMM), Gregor Mendel Institute (Opens external link in new windowGMI), Institute of Molecular Biotechnology (Opens external link in new windowIMBA), Institute of Molecular Pathology (Opens external link in new windowIMP) and the Max F. Perutz Laboratories (Opens external link in new windowMFPL) and is generously sponsored by the Max Birnstiel Foundation.
About the programme
The Vienna Biocenter Summer School provides a unique opportunity for approx. 28 undergraduate students to work side by side with leading researchers in a dynamic scientific environment. Our programme aims to attract talented students from around the world, creating a vibrant and diverse atmosphere. It is the perfect preparation for those students who are interested in graduate study in the life sciences arena.
The programme consists of several components:
- Research Project
- Lecture Series
- Scientific Symposium
- Summer in Vienna
- Social Programme
We encourage applications from students (BA, Master, MSc) from all around the world who are undergraduates/master students, and have completed at least two years of university study.
The programme, starts on the last Friday in June and finishes on the the last Friday of August each year.
Stipend & Allowance
Applicants who are successful are provided with accommodation, a travel allowance and a stipend for the duration of the scholarship.
How to Apply
To apply you need to have the following:
- Completed at least 2 years of a University study (eg. 2/3 years of a Bachelor study or at least 1 year of a Master study – by 30 June)
- Some previous research experience
- Good academic record
- High level of English language
- Evidence of enrolment in a University programme for the current academic year and the next year (if possible)
When applying applicants will be asked to specify the names of three lab heads in their order of preference. While we cannot guarantee that an applicant will be assigned to one of these labs, we will make our best efforts to do so.
Arrangements will be made for applicants from overseas to secure the necessary visas. Applicants should be aware that the working language of the institutes is English.
For online application, click here.
- Application Deadline: Jan 31, 2019
- Selection Announcement: March, 2019
Scientific Training Coordinator