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Linz Clinician Scientist Program.

Clinician Scientist Program (CSP) and the Advanced Clinician Scientist Program (ACSP)

Medical advancements require physicians who do research.

The innovative Linz Clinician Scientist Program aims to give physicians at the Kepler University Hospital sufficient time and space to conduct scientific research by a paid exemption from the clinical routine. The junior research and qualification program will support on the one hand physicians at the beginning of their scientific career and on the other hand research experienced and graduated physicians.

These programs allow scientific as well as clinical careers. At the same time, a significant contribution to a competitive medical research at the Kepler University Hospital and the Faculty of Medicine of the JKU Linz will be achieved.

For more information please see the information brochures that can be found in the download area.

The next call for the program start 1st of October 2023 will probably start in the fall 2022 and will be announced on time.

Information admission procedure

The participation in the CSP or ACSP requires a positive completion of the admission procedure. The submitted research sketch as well as the curriculum vitae will be evaluated by three reviewers on the basis of defined criteria and audited by a nominated selection committee.


The required documents will be provided in time prior to the next call.

Key Facts

Program Information

Application Period

Currently no open call.


Heike Kraus-Füreder, BSc MSc

Office Hours

by appointment

Frequently asked questions

Do you have questions? Here you will find the answers of the frequently asked questions: