2024 Vienna Biocenter Summer School: Fully Funded Opportunity for Global Undergraduate Students

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The Vienna Biocenter Summer School offers a distinctive opportunity for approximately 20 undergraduates to collaborate directly with leading researchers in an energetic scientific setting.

Designed to attract talented students globally, the program fosters a lively and diverse environment. It serves as an ideal preparation for those interested in pursuing graduate studies within the life sciences field. Successful applicants are granted accommodation, a travel allowance, and a stipend for the duration of the scholarship. The program spans from the last Friday in June to the final Friday of August (or August 31) each year.


  • Completion of at least three years of university courses in biology or related subjects (senior undergraduate or master’s level students)
  • No final bachelor’s or master’s degree required
  • Ineligibility for students already enrolled in a Ph.D. program
  • Basic grasp of biological research and technical laboratory skills; previous lab experience is advantageous but not mandatory
  • Proficiency in English (as the working language)
  • High motivation and eagerness to learn
  • Strong team-player skills and ability to collaborate within a group
  • Commitment to attend the entire three-month period (June 1st – August 31st)


  • Selected fellows enjoy several benefits, including free student accommodation, a stipend of 1400 euros (post-tax) for the nine-week program, medical insurance, and more.

The Vienna Biocenter Summer School does not require an application fee and welcomes applications from undergraduate and master’s students worldwide who have completed a minimum of two years of university studies in a life sciences-related field.

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The application deadline is January 28, 2024

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