43 PhD Programs in Biology

There are many PhD Biology programs located around the world, each offering unique programs and perspectives, with high quality education and professional faculty. Many PhD programs in Biology are innovative and interactive with students working closely with other students as well as faculty. PhD in Biology programs usually include gaining a solid foundation in biology knowledge base, as well… Read more

There are many PhD Biology programs located around the world, each offering unique programs and perspectives, with high quality education and professional faculty. Many PhD programs in Biology are innovative and interactive with students working closely with other students as well as faculty. 

PhD in Biology programs usually include gaining a solid foundation in biology knowledge base, as well as such concentrations as ecology, evolutionary biology, molecular, cellular, and developmental biology, and neuroscience. PhD programs in Biology usually consist of challenging coursework, seminars, laboratory work, research, and dissertation, all working closely with faculty. Graduates of PhD Biology programs are prepared to enter careers as educators and researchers at private and public institutions. 

If you are considering a PhD degree in Biology, then scroll through the options below and take the next step toward your personal and professional goals!

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Max Planck Institute for Brain Research
Frankfurt, Germany + 1 More

The International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) for Neural Circuits was established in 2011 and offers around ten fully-funded doctoral fellowships every year for talente ... Read more

The International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) for Neural Circuits was established in 2011 and offers around ten fully-funded doctoral fellowships every year for talented students holding a relevant Master´s or Bachelor´s degree as their highest degree. The program is taught in English. Read less
PhD
September 2020
Full-time
01 December 2019
English
Campus
 
Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria)
Klosterneuburg, Austria

The Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria) is looking for highly qualified candidates with bachelor’s or master’s degrees to apply for the IST Austria PhD p ... Read more

The Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria) is looking for highly qualified candidates with bachelor’s or master’s degrees to apply for the IST Austria PhD program. We offer fully-funded PhD positions in biology, neuroscience, mathematics, computer science, physics, and data science, in a world-class research environment on the outskirts of Vienna. Read less
PhD
September 2020
Full-time
5 years
08 January 2020
English
Campus
 
University of Puerto Rico - Río Piedras
San Juan, Puerto Rico

Our graduate program offers a PhD in philosophy in four core areas, Molecular / Cellular Biology, Neuroscience, Ecology / Systematics and Evolution / Genetics. The PhD in Phil ... Read more

Our graduate program offers a PhD in philosophy in four core areas, Molecular / Cellular Biology, Neuroscience, Ecology / Systematics and Evolution / Genetics. The PhD in Philosophy is offered through the Intercampus Doctorate Program of the University of Puerto Rico, administered by us. Read less
PhD
01 August 2020
Full-time
28 February 2019
Spanish
Campus
 
University of Georgia - College of Engineering
Athens, USA

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) students initiate and drive cutting-edge research that with supporting studies, position them to be new leaders in the advancement of their field ... Read more

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) students initiate and drive cutting-edge research that with supporting studies, position them to be new leaders in the advancement of their field and for success in a range of careers in industries. Read less
PhD
01 September 2020
Full-time
English
Campus
 
The University of Southern Mississippi College of Arts and Sciences
Hattiesburg, USA + 1 More

The School of Biological, Environmental, and Earth Sciences offers a program of study and research leading to a Doctor of Philosophy in Biological Sciences. The biology progra ... Read more

The School of Biological, Environmental, and Earth Sciences offers a program of study and research leading to a Doctor of Philosophy in Biological Sciences. The biology program typically has 60-70 full-time students pursuing graduate degrees, half of which are doctoral students. Graduate students join active research programs in molecular biology and microbiology, coastal and marine biology, and ecology and evolutionary biology. Read less
PhD
January 2020
Full-time
5 years
15 October 2019
English
Campus
 
University of Miami Rosenstiel School
Miami, USA

We offer PH.D. and M.S. degrees in 6 programs: Atmospheric Sciences, Marine Biology and Ecology, Marine Ecosystems and Society, Marine Geosciences, Meteorology, and Physical O ... Read more

We offer PH.D. and M.S. degrees in 6 programs: Atmospheric Sciences, Marine Biology and Ecology, Marine Ecosystems and Society, Marine Geosciences, Meteorology, and Physical Oceanography, and Ocean Sciences. We offer highly competitive stipend rates, tuition, and health insurance coverage for our incoming Ph.D. students as part of a fully-funded 5-year Graduate Assistantship. Finally, as part of our revitalized connections across colleges and to take advantage of our unique research facilities, we offer an M.S. degree in both Ocean Engineering and Sustainable Business. Our graduate students also take advantage of nearby NOAA facilities including the Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory, Southeast Fisheries Science Center, and the National Hurricane Center. PhD Assistantships can be found here: https://graduate.rsmas.miami.edu/admissions/phd-assistanships/index.html Read less
PhD
August 2020
Full-time
3 years
01 January 2020
English
Campus
 
Queen's University Belfast
Belfast, United Kingdom

The primary focus of the Ecology, Evolution, Behaviour and Environmental Economics research cluster is fundamental and applied aspects of ecology, environmental economics, con ... Read more

The primary focus of the Ecology, Evolution, Behaviour and Environmental Economics research cluster is fundamental and applied aspects of ecology, environmental economics, conservation, aquaculture, animal behavior, molecular taxonomy and molecular genetics, particularly involving links between these aspects. The cluster has a high level of research activity involving academic staff, Postdoctoral scientists, and postgraduate research students. The cluster has a high level of research activity involving academic staff, Postdoctoral scientists, and postgraduate research students. Read less
PhD
01 September 2020
Full-time
Part-time
3 years
English
Campus
 
Kadir Has University
Istanbul, Turkey

Biology, biotechnology and biosciences have been rapidly developing since 2000. To handle the data produced, computer technology is required due to the excessive amount of dat ... Read more

Biology, biotechnology and biosciences have been rapidly developing since 2000. To handle the data produced, computer technology is required due to the excessive amount of data. Read less
PhD
16 September 2020
Full-time
4 years
02 August 2019
English
Campus
 
Northern Arizona University
Flagstaff, USA

Become an expert in collecting, analyzing, interpreting and presenting data through extensive research; advanced training; and an integrative, interdisciplinary, and evolution ... Read more

Become an expert in collecting, analyzing, interpreting and presenting data through extensive research; advanced training; and an integrative, interdisciplinary, and evolutionary approach. Read less
PhD
29 August 2020
Full-time
15 February 2017
English
Campus
 
California Institute of Integral Studies
San Francisco, USA

The Philosophy, Cosmology, and Consciousness (PCC) graduate program is dedicated to re-imagining the human species as a mutually enhancing member of the Earth community.

The Philosophy, Cosmology, and Consciousness (PCC) graduate program is dedicated to re-imagining the human species as a mutually enhancing member of the Earth community. Read less
PhD
01 September 2020
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
UAEU United Arab Emirates University
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates + 1 More

Ph.D. students are required to take a lab rotation-based course during their first year of graduate study. Typically, students will be required to rotate through three to 4 la ... Read more

Ph.D. students are required to take a lab rotation-based course during their first year of graduate study. Typically, students will be required to rotate through three to 4 laboratories (minimum of 2 in exceptionally trained students), each of which lasts about three months. During each laboratory rotation, the student will be exposed to methods, equipment, and experimental procedures currently in use in a particular departmental research laboratory selected by the student and through an arrangement with the professor in charge of that laboratory. Read less
PhD
01 August 2020
Full-time
Part-time
4 years
29 February 2020
English
Campus
 
Koc University - Istanbul Turkey
Istanbul, Turkey

Chemical & Biological Engineering is a discipline that integrates chemistry and biology at the molecular level and uses this broad foundation along with engineering fundam ... Read more

Chemical & Biological Engineering is a discipline that integrates chemistry and biology at the molecular level and uses this broad foundation along with engineering fundamentals to study the Read less
PhD
September 2020
Full-time
4 years
30 June 2020
English
Campus
 
Sunway University
Shah Alam, Malaysia

This research-driven program aims to further develop your current research skills in one of a number of key areas of biology.

This research-driven program aims to further develop your current research skills in one of a number of key areas of biology. Read less
PhD
01 January 2020
Full-time
Part-time
3 years
English
Campus
 
IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca
Lucca, Italy

One of the four field-specific tracks is Cognitive, Computational and Social Neurosciences, which is under the “Cognitive and Cultural Systems” PhD Program.

One of the four field-specific tracks is Cognitive, Computational and Social Neurosciences, which is under the “Cognitive and Cultural Systems” PhD Program. Read less
PhD
01 October 2020
Full-time
3 years
English
Campus
 
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
Thuwal, Saudi Arabia

The Marine Science (MarS) Program takes advantage of KAUST’s location on the Red Sea, a living laboratory with great potential for exciting science. The program addresses the ... Read more

The Marine Science (MarS) Program takes advantage of KAUST’s location on the Red Sea, a living laboratory with great potential for exciting science. The program addresses the biology and ecology of the multitude of marine life forms. There is an intentional focus on the local Red Sea system, both as a primary study system and as a system with which general concepts from other marine systems can be compared. Read less
PhD
01 September 2020
Full-time
30 months
English
Campus