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Open Positions 15
Time Span 01 Apr 2021 for 3 years
Application Deadline 16 Aug 2020
Financing yes
Type of Position
  • PhD - Doctoral Programme
Field of Research
  • Mathematics / Natural Sciences
  • Veterinary Medicine/Agriculture, Forestry, and Nutritional Sciences
Subjects Parasitology / Immunology / Veterinary Medicine
Description The Research Training Group 2046 is a German Research Foundation (DFG)-financed Berlin-based doctoral program for research in parasitology, veterinary medicine, and immunology. GRK 2046 is member of the ZIBI (Center of Infection Biology and Immunology) graduate school and the DRS (Dahlem Research School). We offer outstanding training and support in an excellent scientific network. Our 15 projects are located on internationally renowned external research institutes in Berlin as well as the Berlin universities. Our mission is to develop students into creative, responsible and self-confident young researchers.

We offer 15 PhD student positions in different projects and labs:
- Free University Berlin, Dept. of Veterinary Medicine, Institute for Immunology: 3 projects
- Free University Berlin, Dept. of Veterinary Medicine, Institute of Parasitology and Tropical Veterinary Medicine: 2 projects
- Humboldt University Berlin, Dept. of Biology, Molecular Parasitology: 3 projects
- Charitè University Medicine Berlin, Institute of Tropical Medicine and International Health: 1 project
- Robert Koch Institute: 2 projects
- Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research: 2 projects
- Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology 1 project
- Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces 1 project

We are looking for highly motivated PhD candidates of all nationalities who are strongly committed to research and share our vision to improve world health. If you want to join us, please apply until August 16, 2020 via our online application platform.

Check for individual project descriptions / How-to-apply / FAQ, and learn more about GRK 2046 on:

Working Language
  • English
Language of Dissertation
  • English
Required Documents
  • CV
  • Reports, certificates
  • Letter of Motivation
  • Others : Language proficiency (i.a. including English test certificate); Name/address of two external referees for a letter of reference
More Information


Freie Universität Berlin • FB Veterinärmedizin - Institut für Immunologie
Dr. Marko Janke
Robert-von-Ostertag-Str. 7-13
14163 Berlin

Phone: +49 (0)30 838 65606