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Hannover Medical School (MHH)
PhD positions in excellent research environment
Hannover Medical School (MHH)
The Hannover Medical School, founded in 1965, is one of the world's leading university medical centres.
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Published: 11 days ago
Application deadline: Apr 01
Location: Hannover, Germany
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PhD positions in excellent research environment

Hannover Biomedical Research School, as part of Hannover Medical School (MHH), invites applications for its three PhD programs to commence in October 2019.

Our offer

HBRS is one of Germany’s leading graduate schools, funded by the Excellence Initiative and offering top-level research, education and training possibilities. Under this umbrella our three international (MD)/PhD programs Infection Biology, Molecular Medicine and Regenerative Sciences provide fully-funded studentships for a three-year course. In addition, the PhD program Infection Biology/DEWIN is offering DAAD studentships. In all three programs the focus is placed on individual research projects, complemented by program specific seminars as well as an individualized curriculum comprising lab and soft-skill courses, congresses, symposia and summer schools. Communication and teaching language throughout HBRS is English. Upon graduation students are awarded a PhD – life and natural scientists may alternatively choose a Dr. rer. nat.

Our expectations

All three PhD programs are aimed at highly motivated postgraduates with a background in Medicine, Veterinary Medicine or the Life Sciences. The PhD program Regenerative Sciences is also open to students from a Natural or Materials Science discipline. We are looking for enthusiastic candidates of all nationalities who have a keen interest in one of the research foci offered by our programs.Excellent written and spoken English skills are required.

Our programs

MD/PhD Molecular Medicine: The program aims to form a bridge between Science and the Clinic, in research as well as in teaching. We offer a wide variety of projects in the fields of Immunology, Infection, Haematology & Oncology, Biochemistry, Differentiation, Cell Biology, Genetics, and further medical departments. For more information please see

PhD Infection Biology/ DEWIN: The program's objective is to investigate the complex interactions between host and pathogen as well as basic research with the combined tools of immunology, microbiology, virology, cell biology and molecular biology. For more information please see

PhD Regenerative Sciences: Research and teaching concentrate on basic topics in regenerative sciences, regeneration of the 4 organ systems covered in the Cluster of Excellence REBIRTH, additional organ systems, enabling technologies, regulations and processes involved in translation from bench to bedside, ethics. For more information please see

Your application

Applications are invited from 1st December 2018 onwards through only. Please note that any other form of application will be disregarded. Applications close on 1st April 2019. For further information on the selection process, frequently asked questions, etc please see

Dr. rer.nat. Susanne Kruse

Hannover Biomedical Research School (HBRS) and

MD/PhD program "Molecular Medicine"

OE 9117

Carl-Neuberg Str. 1

D-30625 Hannover


Tel. ++49-511-532-9844

Fax. ++49-511-532-2611

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