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Hannover Biomedical Research School (HBRS)





    HBRS is an interdisciplinary graduate school for physicians (MD/PhD, MBBS, and life scientists (Biology, Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Engineering, Veterinary Scienes etc).

    Currently, HBRS students come from more than 40 different countries.


    In October 2006, HBRS was awarded the title "excellent graduate school". HBRS receives support  for more than 6 years from the German government (DFG) in course of the German "Excellence Initiative". Additional funding is available through - among others - participating in the DFG Excellence Clusters "REBIRTH" (MHH) as well as "Hearing4all" (Oldenburg/ MHH), the Georg Christoph Lichtenberg program of Lower Saxony (DEWIN) as well as the "Niedersachsen Vorab" program by the Ministry of Science and Culture/ Volkswagenstiftung.


    HBRS was founded in October 2003. All graduate programs (see left) of Hannover Medical School and partner institutes are coordinated here.


    We are very proud to announce that our PhD program "Molecular Medicine" and HBRS celebrated its 10th anniversary of structered doctoral training in October 2010. We are the pioneering graduate school in Germany in the field of Biomedicine.

    Anniversary Brochure 

    (here you find all departments/ institutes and faculty involved in HBRS)




    LISA summer academy in Immunology, September 1st-14th, 2014

    application (deadline April 30th):


    Please join:

    Final exams in PhD Molecular Medicine, June 20th, lecture halls B and C, from 9 a.m. 











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    Prof. Dr. R.E. Schmidt

    Clinic for Immunology and Rheumatology 

    OE 6830

    Carl-Neuberg Str. 1

    30625 Hannover

    Tel. ++49-511-532-6656

    Fax. ++49-511-532-9067

    Coordination office 

    Dr.Susanne Kruse

    OE 9117

    Carl-Neuberg Str. 1

    30625 Hannover

    Tel. ++49-511-532-9844

    Fax. ++49-511-532-2611