Registration for the 2021 PhD Summer recruitment is now closed.

Next call for applications will open in August and close in October 2021. Interviews will take place in February 2022.  

Watch a webinar to learn everything you need to know about preparing and submitting your application. Link to webinar


Recruitment timeline:

Application opens February 2021
Application submission deadline 13 April 2021, 23:59 CEST
Reference deadline 15 April 2021, 23:59 CEST
Interview dates

5-14 July 2021

Application results

approx. 2 months after submission deadline

Due to the current situation caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, we anticipate the possibility of conducting interviews in a virtual format. Full details regarding the interview process will be sent to invited candidates.

Successful candidates from both 2021 application rounds would be expected to start the PhD latest by October 2021.

Information for applicants: EMBL does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interviews, processing, training or any other fees). EMBL will not ask for any bank details.