PhD Program

We are looking for highly qualified candidates with a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in biologyneurosciencemathematicscomputer sciencephysics, data science and scientific computing and related areas to apply for the PhD program at IST Austria.

The call for entry into the program in September 2021 is now closed. The next call will open in the Fall of 2021 (second half of October) for a start in September 2022. We encourage you to check our website for the link to the online application tool in the 2nd half of October 2021.

The deadline for applications will be Jan 8, 2022 (23:59 CET) for a  program start in September 2022.

Before applying for admission, please read the PhD Application and Admission page. Please also review the FAQ page and download the instructions for the online app.

If you have any questions about the PhD program, contact us.


ISTernship summer internship program

Bachelor’s or Master’s degree students interested in basic research in the fields in biologyneurosciencemathematicscomputer sciencephysics, data science and scientific computing and related areas are encouraged to apply for the ISTernship (“IST-” + “(int)ernship“) summer internship program.

Given the uncertainty around the COVID pandemic, the 2021 ISTernship call is open to students located in Europe only.

Candidates need to be a national of and/or have a legal residence in one of the countries listed below from May 1, 2021:

Austria, Albania, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Moldova, Netherlands, Norway, North Macedonia, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, United Kingdom

The call is now closed. The application deadline for the 2021 ISTernship was February 15, 2021.

Before applying for admission, please read the ISTernship program page. Please also review the FAQ page.

If you have any questions about the ISTernship program, please contact us.


Scientific internships and research projects

Students who are either pursuing or have obtained a Bachelor’s or a Master’s degree in the natural or computer sciences, mathematics or any related discipline are eligible to apply for a scientific intern position at IST Austria.

Students who are enrolled in a Bachelor’s or a Master’s degree program which requires the completion of a research project or internship as a part of the curriculum can also apply for an intern position at IST Austria.

You should review the list of research groups to identify the topic that can be a good fit to your intended research projects. You should then contact the respective group leader directly.

 

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