he International Giessen Graduate School for the Life Sciences (GGL) invites applicants for the
Doctoral Program in the Life Sciences
The Doctoral Programs consist of a three-year interdisciplinary graduate course curriculum combined with an experimental project leading to a dissertation. Each doctoral researcher will be supervised by two professors from different faculties and will benefit from our Doctoral Researcher 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 students may receive a scholarship and may be eligible to register for one of the doctoral degrees offered at the Justus Liebig University Giessen (Ph. D., Dr. med., Dr. med. dent., Dr. biol. hom., Dr. med. vet., Dr. biol. anim., Dr. phil., Dr. rer. nat., Dr. agr. and Dr. oec. troph).
Applicants can choose from eight interdisciplinary research sections: Nutrition and Metabolism; Infection and Immunity; Heart, Lung and Blood Vessels; Protein and Nucleic Acid Interactions; Neurosciences; Reproduction in Man and Animals; Stress Resistance and Adaptation; Molecular Interactions at Natural Interfaces. A Master´s degree or equivalent is required for admission.
Prospective research projects and names of supervisors as well as other information necessary for your application will be will be accessible through the application portal.
Please submit your application using our online application system before 29 February, 2012. Please direct any enquiries concerning the online application procedure or the International Giessen Graduate School for the Life Sciences to