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Our PhD and Doctoral Programs

Next Ph.D. Call 15.10-20.11.2022

Training the next generation of young scientists is a long tradition of ours!

MedUni Vienna has been training doctors and young researchers since 1365 and can therefore look back on a long tradition in research and education. Here you can work closely with respected academics and researchers while taking your first independent steps as a scientist. As a young researcher, you’ll be part of a research team from the very beginning and develop your first original project with guidance from a supervisor. Your work will shape the knowledge base of tomorrow’s doctors and have a positive influence on the lives of many people. Medical research is meaningful and rewarding work for anyone who is enthusiastic about science and research. You’ll acquire a deep understanding of your field and its methods and develop important transferable skills you’ll need to succeed in the future. The university and the Alumni club offer excellent networking and training opportunities. At the end of your studies, you’ll write your dissertation, and after a successful defense, you’ll be rewarded with your Ph.D. and be recognized as a fully trained scientist (R2-R3 researcher profile EU level). The doctoral program is full-time and linked to employment at MedUni Vienna.

A Ph.D. is the basis of a successful career in research, education, medicine, or any research-orientated position in the public or private sector. 

Depending on your educational background, you can focus your studies on basic or clinical research. For more detail on our interdisciplinary Ph.D. and doctoral programs, please click on the links to respective postgraduate training programs. Become a part of our constant endeavour to keep humanity vital and healthy!

UN 094 PhD – Doctor of Philosophy (UN094)

Postgraduate training in basic medical research.

Joint PhD Studies

UN 794 620 Doctor of Philosophy Study, Molecular Biosciences
UN 794 455 Doctor of Philosophy Study ; NTU Singapur at our university

The Doctoral Programme of Applied Medical Science (UN790)

Postgraduate training in the field of medical clinical research

Contact us!

We have collected all information about our PhD studies for you in our FAQ section. Please contact us directly by Email for any questions left unanswered and make an appointment with us. We will be pleased to provide you with information on any arising questions from recruiting to details about the complete academic calendar.

Our office is located in the Study Departement Building of the Medical University Vienna at the following address:

Währinger Straße 25a
A-1090 Vienna, Austria

Contact for general inquiries

Dieter Breitenbaum
Vesna Dominkovic

P: +43 (0)1 40160-21029
P: +43 (0)1 40160-21030

Contact for PhD recruiting

Stephanie Danzinger
P: +43 (0)1 40160-21033