of the Czech Academy of Sciences
Prague, Czech Republic

Funded PhD student positions are available at the Institute of Physiology CAS, Prague, Czech Republic in:


Institute of Physiology of the Czech Academy of Sciences (IPHYS) is one of the leading biomedical research institutions in the fields of neuroscience, metabolism and cardiovascular physiology in the Czech Republic. Using molecular, cellular and animal models, we tackle mechanisms of serious human medical conditions including autism spectrum disorder, epilepsy, Alzheimer’s disease, stroke, ischemic heart disease, diabetes or inherited metabolic disorders. Moreover, IPHYS holds an important role in the education of undergraduate and graduate students and health care workers.

PhD program at IPHYS – main features and advantages:

  • Cutting edge research at molecular to systemic level
  • International environment
  • Flat-rate university stipend and up to full-time salary and benefits
  • Close collaboration with leading clinical institutions
  • Participation on PhD student conferences
  • Work in the modern campus with on-site accommodation, and sports facilities
  • For more information about the PhD program and the advertised PhD projects visit:

Call for applications:

PhD candidates are encouraged to choose up to 3 PhD projects from an annotated list found at https://www.fgu.cas.cz/en/students and apply through a web portal found at the site (or link below). The candidates will be notified by the mid-April 2023 about the outcome of the selection process and will receive detailed information about the next steps required to start their PhD studies. Selected PhD candidates will be enrolled at a university-administered, tuition-free PhD program (mostly at the Charles University, Prague) and supported by a flat-rate university stipend and up to full-time salary and benefits by IPHYS. PhD program starts in October 2023.

Application deadline March 20th, 2023

Online application is available through a web portal:

Watch the presentation of the laboratories online on Feb 23rd, 2023!

Register at the website below and follow the presentations of IPHYS laboratories online at the Day of Physiology and Medicine for Undergraduate Students: https://www.fgu.cas.cz/en/articles/997-den-fyziologie-a-mediciny-pro-vysokoskolaky