1 February 2012

Doctoral Programme in the Life Sciences

The International Giessen Graduate School for the Life Sciences (GGL) of the faculties of Psychology and Sport Sciences, Nutritional and Environmental Sciences, Chemistry, Biology, Medicine and Veterinary Medicine invites applicants for the

Doctoral Programmes in the Life Sciences

The Doctoral Programmes consist of a three-year interdisciplinary graduate course curriculum combined with an experimental project leading to a dissertation. Each doctoral researcher will be supervised by two professors from different faculties and will benefit from our Doctoral Researcher Development Programme. Seminars and courses are conducted in English; German language courses are offered for international students. Depending on the project selected and own qualifications students may receive a stipend and may be eligible to register for one of the doctoral degrees offered at the Justus-Liebig-University Giessen (Dr. med., Dr. med. dent., Dr. biol. hom., Dr. med. vet., Dr. biol. anim., Dr. rer. nat., Dr. agr. and Dr. oec. troph).
Applicants may choose between eight interdisciplinary research sections: Nutrition and Metabolism; Infection and Immunity; Heart, Lung and Blood Vessels; Protein and Nucleic Acid Interactions; Neurosciences; Reproduction in Man and Animals; Bioresources and Biotechnology; Molecular Interactions at Natural Interfaces. A Master’s degree or equivalent is required for admission.
Names of prospective supervisors and research projects as well as other information necessary for application can be found at:


Please submit your application using our online application system before February 28, 2012. Please direct any enquiries to office@ggl.uni-giessen.de

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