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20 PhD positions in host-pathogen interaction and infection biology (Germany)

MMHAll PhD positions offered are coordinated by the Center for Infection Biology (ZIB). It was founded in September 2002 as a joint co-operation between well renowned research institu-tions: Hannover Medical School, the University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Foundation, the University of Hannover and the Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research (HZI) in Braunschweig. Students enrolled in the programme will work in one of these institutions. The programme’s objective is to investigate the complex interactions between host and pathogen as well as basic research with the combined tools of immunology, cell biology and molecular biology.

20 students from around the world are accepted each year after a rigorous selection procedure. Students enrolled in the PhD programme work on a three-year research project and attend seminars, conventions and lab courses. They are encouraged and supported by a network of supervisors and support teams and finish the programme after the PhD examination at the end of the third year as highly qualified scientists.

Applications are invited through:

All students enrolled in the DEWIN PhD programme automatically become part of the Hannover Biomedical Research School (HBRS:

The program starts in October 2013 for a duration of 36 months. English is the Working Language

Subject Requirements (Qualification)

Master’s degree, Diploma or Dr. med.

University / Organisation

Medizinische Hochschule Hannover
30625 Hannover

Faculty / Institute
Center for Infection Biology (ZIB)

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