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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.




    Lower Saxony is supporting MHH with 3 Million Euro! The Cluster of Excellence REBIRTH, Hearing4all as well as the Infection Biology cooperation "COALITION" each receive 1 Million Euro.


    Please join:

    HBRS Career Day, March 17th, 2017




    Our application website is open for the October 2017 intake.


    The application website for our 2-4 week LISA summer academy for Bachelor and Master students (starting August 13th, 2017) is open:








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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 and Birgit Müller

    OE 9117

    Carl-Neuberg Str. 1

    30625 Hannover

    Tel.   +49 511 532-6011

    Fax.  +49 511 532-2611