The International Research Training Group 1816 funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) is currently accepting applications for the international 3-year doctoral programme starting on April 1st, 2019. These positions are available to students of all nationalities.

Course Level: Studentships are available to pursue PhD programs.

Eligible Countries: These studentships are available to students of all nationalities.

Eligibility Criteria: Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • M.Sc. in basic sciences or equivalent or Graduation (Dr. med.) from Medical school
  • Further eligibility criteria for all applicants:
  • Proof of English proficiency as English is the graduate school`s official language (e.g. TOEFL or similar test, not for native speakers).
  • The PhD positions will be paid according to the regulations of the civil service collective wage agreement (TV?L 65% of level E13).

Method of Application: Electronic applications including

  1.       Application form
  2.       Certificates (B.Sc. & M.Sc.) in English or German
  3.       Proof of English proficiency (not older than 2 years)
  4.       2 Reference letters (directly sent to
    by the referees)

Should be sent as one single pdf-file to before December 15th 2018!

Application Form

Scholarship Link

Scholarship Application Deadline: December 15, 2018