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MD/PhD Program "Molecular Medicine"




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MD/PhD program "Molecular Medicine"




Fully accreditated in 2009 as the first PhD program in Germany according to European standards (ECTS), the Hannover Biomedical Research School features an interdisciplinary curriculum leading to a PhD thesis after 3 years.

The program is a joint venture between the following institutions
# Hannover Medical School
# The University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover
# The Leibniz Universität Hannover
# The Fraunhofer Institute ITEM Hannover
# The Friedrich Löffler Institute Mariensee
# The Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research (HZI) Braunschweig
# TwinCore (Hannover)


PhD topics cover a broad spectrum, including the following areas
# Immunology & Infection
# Molecular & Cell Biology
# Hematology & Oncology
# Biochemistry & Structural Biology
# Genetics
# Stem Cell Research

Potential PhD students: Holders of an M.Sc. or equivalent degree in Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Biology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology or Molecular Biology.

Medical students/graduates
are invited to check MD/PhD education for more clinical training options. Please note that we only award a PhD title (not an "MD/PhD")

What we offer
: In-depth basic science seminars for the first two years. And all are welcome to attend lectures of the Biomedicine or Biochemistry Master programmes.  

Next application deadline
: April 1st, 2020. Online application from December 1st 2019 at


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