Registration for the 2021 PhD Winter recruitment is now closed.

The next application round will open in February 2021 with interviews taking place in July 2021. 

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


Recruitment timeline:

Application opens 14 August 2020
Application submission deadline 13 October 2020, 23:59 CEST
Reference deadline 15 October 2020, 23:59 CEST
Interview dates

25 January - 3 February 2021

Application results

will be sent by mid-December 2020

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.