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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 15th anniversary of structered doctoral training in October 2015. We are the pioneering graduate school in Germany in the field of Biomedicine.

    Anniversary Brochure of 2010 

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




    The new KlinStrucMed program started on July 1st, 2015. The program is supported by the Else-Kröner Fresenius Stiftung.



    Please join:

    HBRS Career Day, March 18th, 2016, from 9 a.m., lecture hall M



    Our application website is now open again until April 1st, 2016 for the October 2016 intake!


    Also the application website for our 2-4 week LISA summer academy for Bachelor and Master students is open now:








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    Network Graduate Schools of Excellence



    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 and Birgit Müller

    OE 9117

    Carl-Neuberg Str. 1

    30625 Hannover

    Tel.   +49 511 532-6011

    Fax.  +49 511 532-2611