13 PhD-student positions: Vienna, Austria

Vienna waits for You!

International PhD Program in Vienna, Austria,
opens call for up to 13 PhD-student positions

The Medical and Veterinary Universities of Vienna
are looking for highly-motivated and talented students with a passion for science, who wish to work towards a PhD in the fields of

Molecular, Cellular and Clinical Allergology, MCCA

You want to:

  • Work on top-notch scientific projects in either molecular, cellular or clinical allergology
  • Become embedded in an international research community
  • Profit from a multilayer mentoring environment
  • Benefit from a well-structured 3-track training program
  • Go on ‘stays abroad’ to learn new methods and techniques
  • Have the possibility to obtain complementary skills
  • Receive competitive salary and funding for at least 3 years
  • Enjoy the multicultural spirit, culture and hospitality of Vienna, a city in the heart of Europe

The MCCA PhD Program is organized by the Medical (MUV) and Veterinary (VUV) Universities of Vienna and receives its funding through the Austrian Science Fund (FWF). MCCA’s Faculty Members are internationally renowned experts in their fields and have strong and active ties to the world-wide research community. You will be able to benefit from that background. In addition, you will also be able take advantage of face-to-face contact with international speakers hosted by the MCCA lecturing program, the MCCA symposia and the MCCA retreats. These possibilities together with the opportunity to visit on a regular basis also international scientific meetings and conferences will guarantee that you can build-up and grow your own scientific career.


  • MSc, MD, Diploma or an equivalent degree in Biology, Biomedicine, Chemistry or related sciences to be obtained at the latest by September 30, 2017
  • Excellent English language skills and the ambition to work in a dynamic international program
  • You are willing and able to start your PhD-studies from October 1, 2017 onwards

For more details regarding eligibility criteria and application procedure please refer to our web-site:
or contact meta.luckmann-wagner@meduniwien.ac.at in case of questions
Application deadline for this call: April 19, 2017


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PhD Program Molecular, Cellular and Clinical Allergology

Medical University of Vienna and the Veterinary University of Vienna are announces the admission to the PhD Program Molecular, Cellular and Clinical Allergology, MCCA.

Selected candidate will be admitted to the MCCA program on the basis of excellence and dedication for science as documented by their application files and the personal interview on-site (for short-listed applicants).

Eligibility criteria:

  • Applicant must hold a MSc or equivalent university degree (final degree) in a subject-relevant or -related diploma study like Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Medicine or a related discipline at the time of enrollment and fulfill the admission criteria for PhD-students of the MUV as documented by transcript and degree certificate.
  • Applicant must have fluency in English (written and spoken) and to be documented by TOEFL test, GRE test, or similar. The knowledge of the German language is not required; however, interested international students will be offered opportunities to take German language courses
  • Applicant must not be older than 26-28 years of age


  • Motivation letter explaining the commitment to science
  • Detailed CV including scholarships, prizes, awards and high school degree transcripts
  • synopses of diploma- and bachelor-theses
  • 2-3 letters of recommendation
  • Applicant must have strong communication skills as well as the ability and the ambition to work in a team in an international environment
  • Applicant must be willing to work on a flexible time schedule if required by the project
  • Applicant must express strong interest for 2-3 projects (Faculty members) they would like to work on (with).
  • Applications to be sent to:

MCCA PhD Program

att Mag. Metka Luckmann-Wagner

Institute of Immunology

Medical University of Vienna

Lazarettgasse 19

1090 Vienna, AUSTRIA

T: +43 1 40160 33263

E: meta.luckmann-wagner@meduniwien.ac.at

————–Quick Overview————-
Organization Medical University of Vienna
Fellowship Level Doctoral
Country Austria
Subject areas Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Medicine
Fellowship amount Financial help is provided
Eligibility Open to all nationalities
Deadline April 19, 2017


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