260 PhD students in total at the Vienna BioCenter (VBC PhD programme & Max Perutz Labs PhD studies)

52% males, 48% females

More than 1.000 applications per year

Competitive selection process

~50 students start their PhD course at the Vienna BioCenter every year

PhD students take 4,5 years in average to achieve their degree

41 nationalities, from 4 continents

3 out of 4 PhD students comes from abroad