Biotrail : PhD program in Integrative Biology at Luminy

  • Life sciences for motivated students worldwide
  • English as a teaching language
  • International lecture courses
  • Interdisciplinary support, cross fertilization and transversal scientific actions
  • Lab rotations in prestigious laboratories worldwide
  • Lectures from top notch experts
  • Social integration on the recently renovated Luminy campus next to Marseille and located in a stunning natural environment
  • Research projects spanning a broad range of fields from cell biology and biophysics to immunology, developmental biology and neurobiology.

Partner laboratories


CENTURI - The Turing Centre for Living Systems

This PhD Program is for outstanding computer scientists, physicists or mathematicians with a project in theoretical and/or computational biology.

Application deadline for the 2020 competition: February 16, 2020

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ICI - Institut Cancer & Immunologie

  • A competition for the award of 4 Doctoral Contracts will take place at the same time as the Doctoral School competition which will take place at the end of June 2020 (see page "Doctoral School competition")
  • The subjects will be put on line from March 1st, 2020.
  • The application procedure will be the same as for the ED competition - Deadline: 15 May 2020


NEUROSCHOOL - PhD program in Neurosciences

  • Nurturing a new generation of scientists and physicians within a frontline interdisciplinary environment
  • Providing general and specialized skills for a successful postdoctoral training
  • Offering students a combined academic/industrial training with renowned biotech partners
  • Promoting international networks in basic and applied neuroscience
  • Improving employability and increasing career prospects


Deadline for application: April 23, 2020 midnight

Deadline for application: April 23, 2020 midnight