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Vienna Biocenter Summer School

Applicant Class Year: 
Minimum GPA: 
External Deadline: 
Field(s) of Interest: 
Natural Sciences
Time of Opportunity: 
Europe & Russia
Funding Type: 
Scholarships / Fellowships
Funding Source: 
Externally-funded opportunity
International Students Eligible?: 
Yes – Opportunity has no citizenship restrictions

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 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 Laboratories (MFPL),
and the Gregor Mendel Institute (GMI).

The program, starting on the 29 June and finish on the 31 August 2012, consists of four components:

1. An Independent Research Project
2. A Lecture Series
3. A Scientific Symposium
4. A Social Program