IRIBHM PhD Programme

IRIBHM PhD Programme in Life Sciences. At least two to four PhD scholarships available.

PhD granted through the Université Libre de Bruxelles

Application Deadline: 18th June, 2024.

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Research Profile


Stem Cells





Computational Biology

Cell Biology


Members of IRIBHM




PHD students





IRIBHM is a research institute of the Medical School of the Free University of Brussels (Université Libre de Bruxelles, ULB). The institute offers an internationally prominent research environment in molecular biology and life sciences, that engage different topics that span receptor pharmacology and new therapeutic targets discovery, early embryonic development, neurobiology, stem cells and cancer. The institute has trained over the years a number of talented young scientists both at the graduate and postdoctoral levels.

The Perfect Place For PHD

In order to expand internationally and keep rising its level of excellence, the IRIBHM launches an international graduate programme  in order to prepare the future leaders in biomedical sciences.

As the administrative center of the European Union, Brussels is a perfect location for an International PhD programme. In addition, the city shows an active cultural life and is hosting most nationalities from all over the world. 

We look forward to welcoming you in Brussels ! 

“Excellent Research diversity”

Very efficient combination of high scientific expertise and synergism between the research teams

Dr. Xavier De Deken

“Love the flexibility”

A very energising scientific environment to work in alongside highly motivated students

Dr. Isabelle Pirson

“Outstanding PHD Experience”

Really innovative research.
Highly grateful for this research opportunity.

Macarena Pozo Morales