International Programmes 2023/2024

PhD Oral Sciences PhD Oral Sciences

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München • München

PhD Medical Research
Teaching language
  • English

Courses are mostly held in English.

Programme duration
6 semesters
Winter semester
Application deadline

The deadline for the application is 31 January every year.

Tuition fees per semester in EUR
Combined Master's degree / PhD programme
Joint degree / double degree programme

The PhD programme in Oral Sciences is an interdisciplinary programme promoting research activities in oral health related issues, especially suited for young scientists planning a career at a university or dental research centre. The programme is open to students of any nationality with an appropriate background (medical degrees, life sciences), who share our interest and involvement in oral health related research.

Additional support is offered by the GraduateCenter.

Course-specific, integrated German language courses
Course-specific, integrated English language courses
Tuition fees per semester in EUR
Semester contribution

Basic fee of 75 EUR + additional fee for the Deutschlandticket

Costs of living

Living costs (including accommodation and health insurance) in Munich range from 800 to 1,500 EUR per month.

Funding opportunities within the university
Description of the above-mentioned funding opportunities within the university

LMU Travel Grant, LMU Completion Grant

Academic admission requirements

In order to apply for the PhD programme, the following core requirements must be met and documents must be submitted:

  • A degree in a course of study lasting at least eight semesters in medicine, veterinary medicine, natural sciences, pharmacy, health sciences or a related subject
  • Applicants who receive their qualifying degree from a country in which English is not the primary language must present evidence of proficiency in English.
Language requirements

Before beginning your studies as a student at LMU, you are required to have reached level B2 of English according to the "Common European Framework of Reference for Languages".

One of the following tests of English proficiency is acceptable: TOEFL, IELTS or Cambridge.

Application deadline

The deadline for the application is 31 January every year.

Submit application to

Klinikum der Universität München
Poliklinik für Zahnerhaltung und Parodontologie
PhD Programme "Oral Sciences"
Goethestr. 70
80336 München


The International Office helps visiting academics, PhD students, and postdocs who are travelling to Munich for a set period of time to find accommodation.

For further information, please visit the following link:

Rooms in shared flats are popular on the private market and reasonably priced at 400-600 EUR per month if located in central parts of Munich.

Structured research and supervision
Research training / discussion

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

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