Studying and working at the IBDM

Whether you have been trained as a biologist, physicist or computer scientist, your expertise may fit a research project at the IBDM

Explore below how you can join a lab for an internship, your PhD, or your postdoc.

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Master and undergraduate students

Discover how to solve fascinating questions in a world-class research institute

If you are interested in doing an internship in one of our research groups, please contact the group leader directly to inquire about the possibility of being hosted in their laboratory. Visit the Research section of the website for information on IBDM teams and their research areas. In addition, the IBDM teams offer laboratory research internships to Master students affiliated with Aix-Marseille University Masters programs.

If you are enrolled in a Masters program at another French university or abroad, do not hesitate to contact the individual group leaders directly to find out about internship availability.

Embark on a PhD journey at the IBDM

and learn how to become a researcher

Explore the variety of Doctoral funding opportunities

Aix-Marseille University doctoral contracts are awarded following a competitive recruitment process organised every year by the doctoral school of Life and Health Sciences / ED 62.

Detailed information on the participating IBDM research groups, eligibility requirements and the application procedure is available here

The NeuroSchool doctoral program in neurosciences offers PhD contracts for projects under international co-supervision or co-direction and PhD contracts for international students with a Master’s degree from a foreign university

Additional information on these calls is available at this link

The Turing Centre for Living Systems (Centuri) PhD program funds interdisciplinary PhD projects co-supervised by at least two scientists from different disciplines (physics/biology, mathematics/biology, etc.).

For more information about the Centuri PhD call, see here

You can consult project-funded PhD fellowships offered by the project leaders in the job opportunities section of the IBDM website.

Enrich your expertise, join us for your postdoc

A postdoc at the IBDM prepares you to the competitive world of research.

We welcome postdocs from all over the world. If you are interested in doing postdoctoral research at the IBDM, contact the individual group leaders directly. Also check the job offer section of the IBDM website for project-funded postdoc opportunities. Post-doctoral fellowship opportunities at the IBDM are also available from the Turing Centre for Living Systems (Centuri) for fellows working on interdisciplinary research projects.


Join an ibdm team


A time at the IBDM can be a transformative experience. Our alumni have earned prestigious positions in the academic or private sectors all over the world. See some testimonials below and visit the team’s pages for more examples.