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International PhD Positions in Structural Biology/Biophysics at University of Gothenburg, Sweden

The University of Gothenburg is encouraging students to become a part of the International PhD Positions in Structural Biology/Biophysics. The university is accepting applications for the academic session 2022/2023.

The studentship is designed for brilliant domestic and international students to pursue a PhD degree in Structural Biology/Biophysics with a special focus on protein structural dynamics at the university.

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This scheme will help students with some salary packages in Sweden.

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The University of Gothenburg is a university in Sweden’s second-largest city, Gothenburg. There are approximately 37,000 students and 5,900 employees at the University of Gothenburg. It is one of Northern Europe’s major universities. The University’s roughly 40 Departments cover the majority of scientific disciplines, making it unusually comprehensive, with cutting-edge research in a variety of dynamic areas.

Why choose to study at the University of Gothenburg? The University of Gothenburg is committed to developing experiences that foster creativity and innovation, expand knowledge, and stimulate critical thinking. Students and researchers at Gothenburg contribute to a better future by gaining new knowledge and perspectives.

Application Deadline: The position is open at the University of Gothenburg until May 2023.

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: University of Gothenburg
  • Department: Department of Chemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Course Level: PhD
  • Award: Salary
  • Number of Awards: NA
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Nationality: International
  • The award can be taken in Sweden


  • Eligible Countries: All international and domestic students can apply.
  • Eligible Course or Subjects: Students can apply for a PhD in Structural Biology/Biophysics at the University of Gothenburg.
  • Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following/given criteria:
  • As a competitive candidate you:
  • Hold a degree (Masters/ or equivalent, see above for more details)
  • Have documented research experience in biochemistry, structural biology, or an area related to the project.
  • Have the proven ability to work independently and result-driven in a research project.
  • Are a dynamic team player.
  • Applicants must have a second-cycle (advanced-level) degree in a relevant subject area in the natural sciences, or have completed studies for at least 60 higher education credits at a second-cycle level in relevant subject areas in the natural sciences, or have completed a corresponding program of relevance to the planned third-cycle program, in Sweden or in another country, or have equivalent qualifications.

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: Students interested in applying for the studentship must log in here to submit an admission application first. Students must include the supporting documents in PDF format in their application to be considered for the studentships.
  • Supporting Documents: The students are required to present the following documents to the university:
  • Personal letter
  • CV
  • Diploma and Transcripts
  • Proof of completion of an English course
  • Two references
  • Admission Requirements: 
  • Language Requirement: The specific entry requirements also include an acceptable command of spoken and written English. Guidelines for assessing English proficiency may include a minimum score of 550 on the TOEFL test (or 213 on the TOEFL-CBT, or 79 on the TOEFL-iBT).


The PhD candidates selected will be offered employment for four years full-time at the University of Gothenburg.

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