The MFPL PhD Program is open to students who hold a Master’s degree in the biosciences, chemistry, or related fields, or students who expect to finish their master study by February 2016. Our selections take place twice a year (May and November).
Admission to the MFPL Graduate School is very competitive, and solely carried out through a centralized selection procedure. Please note that applications can only be accepted via the online application system within the announced application period. Late or incomplete applications are not considered.
Applicants who hold a degree from a non-European university are requested to submit a GRE® (Graduate Record Examinations) score. When applying, please submit a copy of your official record. Find out more about the GRE here: www.ets.org/gre.
We consider the following countries as “European countries”: European Union (28 countries;http://europa.eu/abc/european_countries/index_en.htm), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Georgia, Iceland, Israel, Liechtenstein, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Norway, Russia, San Marino, Serbia, Switzerland, Turkey and Ukraine.
Deadline for applications: September 6, 2015
Interview Days: November 16-19, 2015
Evaluation of applications
The first evaluation is carried out by a committee of MFPL group leaders, who jointly shortlist the candidates to be invited for the Interview Days in Vienna. Invitations for the spring selection will be sent out in early October 2015.
How to apply: Only applications submitted electronically via the Online Application System will be accepted. Applications submitted by fax, email or mail can not be considered.
The application consists of:
– the filled-out online application form;
– master certificates (if not yet available, upload transcripts of records or marksheets) and other supporting documents uploaded to the online application form;
– two recommendations to be submitted online by the referees. Note that we will not contact your referees – it is your responsibility to ensure that references reach us on time.
Your completed application form needs to be submitted before 6 September 2015, 23:59 CET (GMT + 1 hour).