Vienna Doctoral School in Ecology and Evolution

The Vienna Doctoral School of Ecology and Evolution within the Faculty of Life Sciences includes eleven research groups focusing on research and education in the ecology and evolution of microbes to humans.

Our mission is to offer an internationally competitive doctoral training, combining excellent research and teaching. The Doctoral School provides PhD candidates an excellent research environment and infrastructure to carry out cutting edge research and to advance our knowledge on the organization and development of individual organisms to ecosystems.

Why join us?

  • Benefit from an excellent supervision and training program
  • Be part of a dynamic and inspiring research community with leading scientists from all over the world
  • Be introduced to state-of-the-art methods in a variety of research fields to address major fundamental research questions of societal relevance
  • Benefit from various funding possibilities
  • Take advantage of the great living conditions the city of Vienna and its surroundings offer