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Open Positions 4
Time Span as soon as possible for 3 years
Application Deadline 11 Aug 2020
Financing yes
Type of Position
  • PhD - Individual Supervisor
  • PhD - Doctoral Programme
Field of Research
  • Mathematics / Natural Sciences
  • Veterinary Medicine/Agriculture, Forestry, and Nutritional Sciences
Subjects Life Sciences
Description The International Giessen Graduate Centre for the Life Sciences (GGL)
and the Ph.D. Programme of the Faculties of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine invite applicants for the

Doctoral Programmes in the Life Sciences

The Doctoral Programmes consist of an experimental project combined with a three-year interdisciplinary graduate course curriculum leading to a dissertation. Each doctoral researcher will be supervised by two professors from different faculties and will benefit from our Doctoral Development Programme. Seminars and courses are conducted in English; German language courses are offered for international students. Depending on the project selected and own qualifications, doctoral researches will receive a stipend and be eligible to register for one of the doctoral degrees offered at the Justus Liebig University Giessen.

Applicants may choose between different interdisciplinary research sections: Infection and Immunity, Neurosciences; Reproduction in Man and Animals, Chemical Design and Analysis of Molecular Systems.
Currently open research projects focus on the areas of cardiovascular and pulmonary research, avian and plant biology. Detailed research projects, names of supervisors and other information necessary for application can be found at:

Preconditions for application are a Master´s degree or equivalent and proficiency in English (CEFR: level B2).

Please submit your application using our online system before August 11, 2020. Please direct any enquiries concerning the online application procedure to the GGL

Working Language
  • English
Language of Dissertation
  • English
Required Documents
  • CV
  • Reports, certificates
  • Transcripts
  • Letter of Motivation
  • Research Proposal
  • Others : Letter of Recommendation
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Justus-Liebig-Universität Giessen • International Giessen Graduate Centre for the Life Sciences
Faiqa Hossain
Leihgesterner Weg 52
35392 Giessen