EMBL International PhD Studentships at University of Cambridge in UK 2022

The University of Cambridge invites applications for the EMBL International PhD Studentships in 2022

Established in 1983, the EMBL International PhD Programme provides students with the best starting platform for a successful career in science. Characterised by first-class training, internationality, dedicated mentoring and early independence in research, it is among the world’s most competitive PhD training schemes.

EMBL-EBI provides a highly collaborative, interdisciplinary environment in which research and data service provision are closely allied. They are a world leader in bioinformatics, at the centre of global efforts to collect and disseminate biological information. We share a campus with the Wellcome Sanger Institute, 20 km (11 miles) south of Cambridge in the United Kingdom. EMBL-EBI’s PhD students are all part of the EMBL International PhD Programme, and also are registered with the University of Cambridge and enjoy all the benefits of University membership.

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Worth of Award

The EMBL International PhD Scholarships offer full funding, including University fees and maintenance stipend.


  • Applicant must apply via the EMBL International PhD Programme in the first instance.
  • When you apply for the EMBL International PhD Programme, you are asked to select two EMBL research units and to indicateĀ up to four research areasĀ that interest you.
  • As well as purely computational projects, there may also be possibilities to incorporate some experimental biology in collaborating laboratories.

How to Apply

Applications will need to be submitted via the EMBL applications website to be considered.

Deadline: Applications for Spring 2022 closes October 11, 2021, 23:59 CEST (BST+1)

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