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Preprofessional Opportunities

Vienna Biocenter Summer School


Category: Summer
Type: Research
Location: Vienna, Austria
Deadline: Mid February


Mr. Christopher Robinson
+43 1 797 30 - 3001


We encourage applications from students from all around the world who are undergraduates, and have completed at least two years of university study. Applicants are expected to have a good academic record, provide a statement of their research interests, their curriculum vitae and evidence of enrolment at their institution.


The Vienna Biocenter Summer School provides a unique opportunity for 25 undergraduate students
to work side by side with leading researchers in a dynamic scientific environment.
Our program 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. Applicants who are successful are provided
with accommodation, a travel allowance and a st stipend for the duration of the Scholarship.

The School is a collaboration between four of Europe‘s leading research institutes:
the Institute of Molecular Pathology (IMP),
the Institute of Molecular Biotechnology (IMBA),
the Max F. Perutz Labolatories (MFPL),
and the Gregor Mendel Institute (GMI).

The program, starting on the 23rd June 2011 and finishing on the 29th August 2011,
consists of four components: