A PhD is an unusual career option in many ways. Where else can you use all of your creativity and intellectual power to answer fundamental scientific question? Where else do you find so many people who are driven by the same passion? The Max F. Perutz Laboratories (MFPL) are committed to provide a creative space for discoveries. Our research covers a wide range of the molecular biosciences, exploring life at a cellular, molecular and atomic level. All students and scientists benefit from excellent scientific facilities.
We strongly encourage students to attend courses in scientific writing and presentation. Your degree will be awarded either by the University of Vienna or the Medical University of Vienna, depending on the affiliation of your group leader. The minimum requirement for a PhD degree in terms of courses is 30 ECTS (credit points). Graduate training is coordinated by Dean’s Office (Graham Warren) and the directors of the Doctoral Programs. Currently, the Max F. Perutz Laboratories hosts three Doctoral Programs with a special research focus: